interdiction

noun

in·​ter·​dic·​tion ˌin-tər-ˈdik-shən How to pronounce interdiction (audio)
1
in the civil law of Louisiana : removal of the right to care for one's own person and affairs

called also complete interdiction, full interdiction

compare limited interdiction
2
: the act or an instance of interdicting
interdiction of drugs

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“Interdiction.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/interdiction. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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