prohibitive[ proh-hib-i-tiv ]SEE DEFINITION OF prohibitive
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROHIBITIVE
Sulkily Papa argued that the cost in any case was prohibitive.
I've been ashamed ever since, too, that I allowed it to be prohibitive.
Prohibitive physical defects are also discovered in this connection.
What she wished was to dangle it before my eyes and put a prohibitive price on it.
It may also be used with vegetables when the price of butter is prohibitive.
And must be of such a nature that the cost of obtaining the fiber will not be prohibitive.
The cost of running a tender is prohibitive in the cases of purchases in small amounts.
Of course, the price was kind of prohibitive: Thirteen-fifty per Teletwist.
For commercial plantations, however, the cost of the frames is prohibitive.
The movement if successful will act not as a protective but a prohibitive tariff.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PROHIBITIVE
- country club
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