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PROSCRIBED, civil law. Among the Romans, a man was said to be proscribed when a reward was offered for his head; but the term was more usually applied to those who were sentenced to some punishment which carried with it the consequences of civil death. Code, 9; 49.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The target's founders will join the buyer's senior management and will continue to lead the ProScribe team, Envision Pharma said.
'IPOB and Boko Haram have been proscribed but they are still here with us, so if you proscribe the Islamic Movement of Nigeria otherwise known as Shi'ites, where is the assurance that the proscription will achieve the desired result or the objective?
Yogeshchandra Singh, Superintendent of Police, Imphal East said: "Based on the information, a combined team of NIA, 6 and 30 Assam Rifles and Manipur Police commando launched a search operation in the Wangkhei-Kongba, Imphal east District area and arrested a banned proscribe cadre of PREPAK-RA group."