Examples of prohibit in a Sentence
The rules prohibit dating a coworker.
The prison's electric fence prohibits escape.
Recent Examples of prohibit from the Web
Authorities also are looking into whether the school violated a law that prohibits obstructing criminal investigations.
Rivera is charged with breaking a portion of the Federal Election Campaign Act that prohibits making political donations in someone else’s name.
The settlement also prohibits the companies from making other similar health claims.
The Logan Act prohibits citizens from working against the government’s foreign policy, but nobody has been prosecuted under it since it was passed in 1799 and Donald junior is unlikely to break that streak.
The move may appear strange on its surface, knowing that direct shipments of wine are generally prohibited in the state, and Alabama’s restaurant scene is hardly a match for the Big Apple.
Uber prohibits riders from carrying firearms in their vehicles while using their app.
A city ordinance that went into effect Jan. 1 prohibits the sale of cigarettes and other tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21.
Blue headlights: House Bill 74 prohibits most non-emergency motor vehicles from using blue lights.
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Synonym Discussion of prohibit
PROHIBIT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prohibit for English Language Learners
: to order (someone) not to use or do something
: to say that (something) is not allowed
: to make (something) impossible to do
PROHIBIT Defined for Kids
Definition of prohibit for Students
1 : to forbid by authority Parking is prohibited.
2 : to make impossible The high walls prohibit escape.
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