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prohibition

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of prohibition

  1. 1 the act of ordering that something not be done or used the principal's prohibition against the use of cell phones in the school building met with unanimous approval by the teachers Synonyms of prohibition banning, barring, enjoining, forbidding, interdicting, interdiction, outlawing, prohibiting, proscribing, proscription Words Related to prohibition bidding, charging, decreeing, dictation, direction, instruction; deterrence, discouragement, dissuading; repression, suppression; coercion, compulsion, constraint, force Near Antonyms of prohibition allowance, permission, sufferance, toleration; approval, endorsement (also indorsement); authorization, clearance, license (or licence), sanction; encouragement, promotion, support; compliance, obedience, submission

  2. 2 an order that something not be done or used the school issued a prohibition against wearing clothing with obscene and provocative slogans Synonyms of prohibition ban, embargo, interdict, interdiction, proscription, veto Words Related to prohibition 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, mandate Near Antonyms of prohibition 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, assent Antonyms of prohibition prescription



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