Examples of proscription in a Sentence
the proscription against bicycles and skateboards is intended to make the plaza a more pedestrian-friendly place
a strongly worded proscription against smoking indoors
Recent Examples of proscription from the Web
Bigwigs attending Wednesday’s opening in Davos were greeted by a large poster illustrating the proscription and warning of a $4 fine for fashionistas tempted to break the ban.
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Origin and Etymology of proscription
Middle English proscripcion, from Latin proscription-, proscriptio, from proscribere
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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