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outlawing

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

the act of ordering that something not be done or used
  • the outlawing of cell phone use by motorists is intended to reduce accidents caused by distracted driving

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outlawing

verb
present participle of outlaw

Synonyms & Antonyms of outlawing (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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“Outlawing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/outlawing. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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