Definition of Prohibition. Meaning of Prohibition. Synonyms of Prohibition
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Definition of Prohibition
ProhibitionProhibition Pro`hi*bi"tion, n. [L. prohibitio: cf. F.
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
is the act or practice
of forbidding something
by law; more particularly
the term refers
to the banning
of the manufacture, storage
in the United States
was a nationwide constitutional
ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages
- The Prohibition Party
(PRO) is a political party
in the United States known
for its historic opposition
to the sale or consumption
- The prohibition
of drugs through sumptuary legislation
law is a common means
use of certain
- extortion, gambling, and prostitution. Prohibition allowed Mafia families
to make fortunes. As prohibition
continued, victorious factions
went on to...
- The Bureau
Unit) was the federal
law enforcement agency formed
the National Prohibition
Act of 1919, commonly...
was a ban on alcoholic beverages
stages, from local
muni****l bans in the late 19th century, to provincial...
the Dowry Prohibition
Act 1961 and subsequently
304B and 498A of the Indian Penal
Code. The Dowry Prohibition
Act 1961 defines
- A writ of prohibition
is a writ directing
to stop doing something
the law prohibits. This writ is often issued
by a superior court
- dancing, the prohibition
(for example, alcohol prohibition
and cannabis prohibition
smoking, and gun prohibition
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