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There are several state laws on the books prohibiting people from violating public health orders with fines of up to $1,000.

On Thursday, LeBlanc also unveiled a policy that will prohibit university departments, student groups or guests from selling or giving away certain plastics, including beverage bottles and eating utensils.

That’s because of a US federal law known as the Passenger Vessels Service Act that prohibits foreign-registered ships from sailing between two American ports without stopping at a foreign port.

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By law, the organization is prohibited from attempting to influence policy.

Studios began postponing their releases or moving them to streaming services, governments limited or prohibited attendance, and consumers largely stayed home.

At that point, the Library of Congress can once again decide to prohibit consumers from unlocking their cell phones.

No problem—Congress is about to prohibit us from buying them.

His first demand was that the country's official constitution be rewritten to prohibit extradition.

And the health law might not prohibit it, opening a door to potential erosion of employer-based coverage.

And yet Louisiana does not prohibit a far stranger peccadillo: sex with corpses.

He should not consider himself to be called upon to prohibit only some practices clearly evinced to be sinful.

The state may prohibit a telegraph company from transmitting racetrack news.

Small wonder that the rules of the Board of Control prohibit the use of the stern blast under one thousand feet.

After having thus prepossessed our minds, they next prohibit our examining the things so important to be known.

As, in a savage state, most possessions are those which are useful in war, he would prohibit theft.


On this page you'll find 100 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prohibit, such as: ban, block, constrain, enjoin, forbid, and freeze.

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