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outlaw

verb

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1 to make or declare contrary to the law
  • a push to outlaw smoking in all public buildings

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2 to order not to do or use or to be done or used
  • fed up with the constant interruptions, the physician has outlawed all cell phone use from his office

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outlaw

noun

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The first known use of outlaw was before the 12th century

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“Outlaw.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/outlaw. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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