embargo

[ em-bahr-goh ]SEE DEFINITION OF embargo

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EMBARGO

But at a sign from me he took off the embargo with alacrity.

Boston with its environs and the interior counties were opposed to the embargo.

Then there had been the embargo, which for a while closed the ports.

The question was now between the enforcement of the Embargo Act and war.

England immediately laid an embargo on the vessels of the powers signing it.

But now she told him that this one embargo to their happiness had been withdrawn.

That the embargo was intended as a preparation for war was frankly acknowledged.

When I took up my abode with Paragot, he laid no embargo on any of his belongings.

An embargo had been laid on all shipping, in expectation of the Spanish invasion.

Europe was convulsed by war, and Napoleon had laid an embargo on British goods.

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