prohibitionist

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noun pro·hi·bi·tion·ist \-sh(ə-)nist\

Definition of prohibitionist

  1. :  one who favors prohibition; especially capitalized :  a member of a United States political party advocating prohibition

1830

First Known Use of prohibitionist

1830


PROHIBITIONIST Defined for English Language Learners

prohibitionist

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noun pro·hi·bi·tion·ist \-sh(ə-)nist\

Definition of prohibitionist for English Language Learners

  • : someone who supported the laws that made the production and sale of alcohol illegal in the U.S. during Prohibition


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