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interdiction

[ in-ter-dik-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF interdiction
  • nounsanction
  • nounforbiddance

Synonyms for interdiction

  • ban
  • boycott
  • command
  • decree
  • injunction
  • interdict
  • penalty
  • sentence
  • writ
  • coercive measure
  • punitive measure
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INTERDICTION

Why should the Congregation of the Index threaten his work with interdiction?

Thoughtlessly, without remembering her interdiction, I turned the knob.

The fine carries the interdiction with it, Mr. Traill, if you are asking for information.

The interdiction of the precious metals was therefore of later origin.

But notwithstanding this interdiction these also were sent as remittances.

As they had already declined to do so, the force of the interdiction is not apparent.

That is the way to have that to keep where there is not any interdiction.

If Longman had been alone, she would have told him the truth in spite of Braun's interdiction.

Washington seems, however, to have disregarded the interdiction after Yorktown.

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

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., enterdiccioun, from Latin interdictionem (nominative interdictio) "prohibition, interdiction," noun of action from past participle stem of interdicere (see interdict).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INTERDICTION

ban

nounofficial forbiddance
  • a thou-shalt-not
  • boycott
  • censorship
  • don't
  • embargo
  • injunction
  • interdiction
  • limitation
  • no-no
  • off limits
  • out of bounds
  • prohibition
  • proscription
  • refusal
  • restriction
  • stoppage
  • suppression
  • taboo

disallowance

nounforbiddance
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