Definition of Prohibition. Meaning of Prohibition. Synonyms of Prohibition

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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...
- Prohibition in the United States was a nationwide constitutional ban on the production, importation, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages from...
- The prohibition of drugs through sumptuary legislation or religious law is a common means of attempting to prevent the recreational use of certain intoxicating...
- The Prohibition Party (PRO) is a political party in the United States known for its historic opposition to the sale or consumption of alcoholic beverages...
- A writ of prohibition is a writ directing a subordinate to stop doing something the law prohibits. This writ is often issued by a superior court to the...
- Prohibition in Canada was a ban on alcoholic beverages that arose in various stages, from local muni****l bans in the late 19th century, to provincial...
- The following countries have or had comprehensive prohibitions against alcohol. Particularly the term refers to the banning of the manufacture, storage...
- Bureau of Prohibition (or Prohibition Unit) was the United States federal law enforcement agency formed to enforce the National Prohibition Act of 1919...
- Prohibition is a 2011 American television do****entary miniseries directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick with narration by Peter Coyote. The series originally...
- Prohibition of dying is a political social phenomenon and taboo in which a law is p****ed stating that it is illegal to die, usually specifically in a...