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Definition of Prohibition

Prohibition
Prohibition Pro`hi*bi"tion, n. [L. prohibitio: cf. F. prohibition.] 1. The act of prohibiting; a declaration or injunction forbidding some action; interdict. The law of God, in the ten commandments, consists mostly of prohibitions. --Tillotson. 2. Specifically, the forbidding by law of the sale of alcoholic liquors as beverages. Writ of prohibition (Law), a writ issued by a superior tribunal, directed to an inferior court, commanding the latter to cease from the prosecution of a suit depending before it. --Blackstone. Note: By ellipsis, prohibition is used for the writ itself.

Meaning of Prohibition from wikipedia

- Prohibition is the act or practice of forbidding something by law; more particularly the term refers to the banning of the manufacture, storage (whether...
- The Prohibition era was the period from 1920 to 1933 when the United States prohibited the production, importation, transportation and sale of alcoholic...
- The Prohibition Party is a political party in the United States known for its historic opposition to the sale or consumption of alcoholic beverages and...
- The prohibition of drugs through sumptuary legislation or religious law is a common means of attempting to prevent the recreational use of certain intoxicating...
- dancing, the prohibition of drugs (for example, alcohol prohibition and cannabis prohibition), prohibitions on tobacco smoking, and gun prohibition. Indeed...
- Bureau of Prohibition (or Prohibition Unit) was the United States federal law enforcement agency formed to enforce the National Prohibition Act of 1919...
- Look up Prohibition in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Prohibition refers to the act of prohibiting a certain substance or act. Prohibition may also refer...
- The prohibition of extracting **** in vain (in Hebrew: הוצאת זרע לבטלה) is (according to Orthodox Judaism) a Biblical prohibition derived from (Genesis...
- Prohibition is a 2011 American television do****entary miniseries directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick with narration by Peter Coyote. The series originally...
- The Consequences of Prohibition did not just include effects on people's drinking habits but also on the worldwide economy, the people's trust of the...