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Protect our authors by prohibiting the sale of works written by foreigners.

He takes post before the enemy's camp, prohibiting all attack.

Abu Sufyan exercised his authority by prohibiting all show of grief.

But Pierre darted from the room, prohibiting any one from following him.

It seems that they are prohibiting the speaking of French as much as they possibly can.

She could hear the stern command of the King from within, prohibiting their entrance.

Congress is prohibited from making any law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.

There was a long debate on the question of prohibiting the exportation of loose tobacco, but this bill too failed to pass.

They next tried to put an end to long Assemblies by prohibiting their continuance for more than three years.

Furthermore the prohibiting of the slave trade was at that time unconstitutional.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Latin prohibitus, past participle of prohibere "to hold back, restrain" (see prohibition). Related: Prohibited; prohibiting.

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