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synonyms for prohibitions

  • constraint
  • embargo
  • exclusion
  • injunction
  • prevention
  • proscription
  • restriction
  • taboo
  • veto
  • bar
  • interdict
  • interdiction
  • negation
  • obstruction
  • refusal
  • repudiation
  • temperance
  • disallowance
  • don't
  • no-no
  • off limits
  • out of bounds

antonyms for prohibitions

MOST RELEVANT
  • allowance
  • permission
  • aid
  • approval
  • help
  • clearance
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How to use prohibitions in a sentence

Spite, however, of punishments and prohibitions the use of tobacco spread with the rapidity of lightning.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
And indeed, Shakespeare always held that there are no unconditional prohibitions, nor unconditional duties.
TOLSTOY ON SHAKESPEARELEO TOLSTOY
Finally, the removal of prohibitions was undermining the smugglers.
THE ENGLISH UTILITARIANS, VOLUME II (OF 3)LESLIE STEPHEN
We shall see this, if we follow the course of legal enactments or religious prohibitions from the beginning.
THE COLLEGE, THE MARKET, AND THE COURTCAROLINE H. DALL
We must see in the commandments means of guidance, in the prohibitions a protection against destructive influences.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
It is different with us, who heard his words, his commands and prohibitions, and felt his reward and his punishment.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
A host of troubles and difficulties are on record in the pages of history, arising out of these prohibitions.
CURIOUS CHURCH CUSTOMSVARIOUS
Both these prohibitions, doubtless, and especially the latter, reflect a feeling which was experienced by mankind at an early age.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
Such prohibitions are from the very beginning outside the pale of exogamous laws.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
This, of course, does not mean that these prohibitions are unjustifiable or that they do not reflect natural feelings.
ELEMENTS OF FOLK PSYCHOLOGYWILHELM WUNDT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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