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interdiction

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Moscow benefited from successful interdiction efforts to curb the flow of weapons and material to rebel fighters, a cowed local population, and effective information operations that complemented a punishing military campaign.

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His administration introduced the practice of interdiction, meaning the United States would intercept boats of Haitians before they could reach American shores, which would deprive them of the ability to claim asylum.

The very public interdiction of the Klos C could put pressure on the delicate negotiations with Iran at the moment.

No one expects harsh sanctions, such as using interdiction and embargoes to cripple Iran's shipping and oil industries.

There was no interdiction against it; Hector Hall, with his big guns, could not ride in and order a man off that domain.

The letter was cast back into the box, locked up; there an end to it, or no interdiction of sleep.

Mrs. Marsden was shocked at its contents, and at a loss to guess the motive of so strange an interdiction.

An observation which he gives us of Pliny, concerning Pythagoras's interdiction of this pulse is highly remarkable.

He thought it would be proper to inquire into the expediency of doing away at once, by law, all interdiction of commerce.

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On this page you'll find 51 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to interdiction, such as: ban, boycott, command, decree, injunction, and interdict.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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