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interdiction

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Synonyms and Antonyms of interdiction

  1. 1 an order that something not be done or used a written interdiction against the wearing of clothing incorporating gang colors Synonyms of interdiction ban, embargo, interdict, prohibition, proscription, vetoWords Related to interdiction no-no, taboo (also tabu); constraint, inhibition, limitation, restraint, restriction; deterrent, discouragement; repression, suppression; prevention; denial, disallowance, negation, refusal, rejection; objection, protest; caveat, warning; no-no; commandment, decree, dictate, edict, injunction, mandateNear Antonyms of interdiction sufferance, tolerance, toleration; allowance, allowing, authorization, clearance, consent, granting, leave, letting, license (or licence), licensing (also licencing), permission, permitting, sanction, sanctioning; approbation, approval, blessing, endorsement (also indorsement), imprimatur, OK (or okay); enabling, encouragement, facilitation, promotion, support; compliance, obedience, submission; accession, acquiescence, agreement, assentAntonyms of interdiction prescription

  2. 2 the act of ordering that something not be done or used the recent interdiction against open fires on the beach has riled summer revelers Synonyms of interdiction banning, barring, enjoining, forbidding, interdicting, prohibition, outlawing, prohibiting, proscribing, proscriptionWords Related to interdiction bidding, charging, decreeing, dictation, direction, instruction; deterrence, discouragement, dissuading; repression, suppression; coercion, compulsion, constraint, forceNear Antonyms of interdiction allowance, permission, sufferance, toleration; approval, endorsement (also indorsement); authorization, clearance, license (or licence), sanction; encouragement, promotion, support; compliance, obedience, submission


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