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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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In an order issued last month, the FDA said that by April it will prohibit unapproved uses of cephalosporins in cattle, swine, chickens, and turkeys.
Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, prohibits the sale of telephone records without the subscriber's permission.
That is, it had to show that the government had a compelling interest in preserving public welfare and that it had no alternative means of reaching that objective, before it could interfere with or prohibit religious exercise.
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We won our settlement in New York City because there is now a law that specifically prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity and expression.
The center feels that doctors, insurance companies and others with mandatory reporting requirements are ignoring the requirement and have their aggrieved clients sign settlement agreements that prohibit them from pursuing complaints with the regulatory agency.
Two of them deal with homosexual rape; two more in the New Testament use such obscure terms that no one is really sure what is being prohibited; two in the Old Testament Holiness Code clearly prohibit it, but they also prohibit wearing clothes made out of two different fibers and couples sleeping together during a woman's menstrual period.
Private schools might also object to regulations like the one governing the Cleveland voucher program, which prohibits voucher schools from teaching "hatred of any person or group on the basis of race, ethniciry, national origin, or religion.
Sarbanes-Oxley expands the role of corporate audit committees and expressly prohibits audit firms from providing specified types of non-audit services to their audit clients.
And certainly no legitimate government can prohibit a man from praying or from invoking the name of Deity; of all the privileges vouchsafed by God to his children, the privilege of supplicating the Alm ighty, for aid, for strength, for pardon, or for any other purpose, is surely the most important.