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prohibit

verb ban, banish, bar, block, check, control, counteract, curb, debar, deny, disallow, embargo, enjoin, exclude, forbid, foreclose, forfend, gainsay, halt, hamper, hinder, impede, inhibit, interdict, limit, make illegal, negate, negative, obstruct, omit, oppose, preclude, prevent, proscribe, protest, quash, quell, refuse, refuse permission, regulate, reject, repress, restrain, restrict, revoke, shut out, smother, stay, stop, suppress, suspend, thwart, traverse, veto
Associated concepts: prohibited action, prohibited by law, prohibited form, prohibited practice
Foreign phrases: Contra legem facit qui id facit quod lex prohibit; in fraudem vero qui, salvis verbis legis, sentenniam ejus circumvenit.He who does what the law prooibits, acts in fraud of the law; the letter of the law being inniolate, cheats the spirit of it. Cui licet guod majus, non debet quod minus est non licere. He who is allowed to do the greater ought not to be prohibited from doing the less. Idem est facere, et nolle prohibere cum possis. It is the same thing to commit an act as not to prohibit it when it is in your power.
See also: abolish, abrogate, annul, ban, bar, block, censor, clog, condemn, constrain, contain, control, counter, curb, debar, deny, disfranchise, disqualify, dissent, eliminate, enjoin, estop, exclude, fetter, forbid, forestall, halt, hinder, inhibit, interdict, interfere, keep, lock, negate, obstruct, occlude, oppose, preclude, prevent, refuse, reject, repel, repress, rescind, restrain, restrict, revoke, stay, stop, suppress, withhold
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