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interdict

verb arrest, bar, block, check, debar, deelare illegal, deny, deter, disallow, embargo, enjoin, forbid, halt, hinder, impede, inhibit, interdicere, obstruct, preclude, prevent, prohibit, proscribe, refuse permission, repress, restrict, stop, thwart, veto
See also: ban, bar, block, coerce, condemn, constraint, debar, enjoin, exclude, forbid, inhibit, obstruction, prohibit, prohibition, proscription, renounce, restrain, restrict, restriction, veto

interdict

in Scotland, an order of a court prohibiting conduct. Only in certain occasions may it have a positive effect. See INJUNCTION.

INTERDICT, civil Among the Romans it was an ordinance of the praetor, which forbade or enjoined the parties in a suit to do something particularly specified, until it should be decided definitely who had the right in relation to it. Like an injunction, the interdict was merely personal in its effects and it had also another similarity to it, by being temporary or perpetual. Dig. 43, 1, 1, 3, and 4. See Story, E Jur. 865; Halif. Civ. Law, ch. 6 Vicat, Vocab. h. v.; Hein. Elem. Pand. Ps. 6, Sec. 285. Vide Injunction.

INTERDICT, OR INTERDICTION, eccles. law. An ecclesiastical censure, by which divine services are prohibited either to particular persons or particular places. These tyrannical edicts, issued by ecclesiastical powers, have never been in force in the United States.

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The interdiction of WMD is a unique subset of interdiction operations.
The United States has also recognized the need for more robust tools to stop the proliferation of WMD around the world, specifically identifying interdiction as an area for greater focus.
Much the same logic about the minimal impact to legitimate transportation and the potential to avoid human suffering applies to interdiction to prevent nuclear proliferation.
There is little logic in arguing that a nuclear explosion, with its accompanying loss of life and threat to peace, must occur before interdiction is allowed.
Undertaking a review and providing information on current national legal authorities to undertake interdictions at sea, in the air, or on land and indicating willingness to strengthen authorities, where appropriate
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After implementing a truancy interdiction program, the Inglewood, California, Police Department recorded a 32 percent reduction in daylight residential burglaries, a 64 percent drop in vehicle burglaries, and a 36 percent decrease in strong-arm robberies, citywide.
and partner nation law enforcement agencies will provide monitoring, relaying data, imagery and position information until an appropriate interdiction asset arrives on scene.
Most of the drug interdictions took place in the Caribbean Sea, the Gulf of Mexico and the eastern Pacific Ocean.
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Navy SEAL (seal, air and land) teams and Coast Guard law-enforcement detachments, both of which specialize in maritime interdiction operations, are frequent participants, as are the special-operations forces of other nations.