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proscribing

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Synonyms and Antonyms of proscribing

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



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