put the kibosh on

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Definition of put the kibosh on

informal
: to stop or end (something) : to prevent (something) from happening or continuing His mother put the kibosh on his smoking habit.

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“Put the kibosh on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put%20the%20kibosh%20on. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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