(?), n. [L. prohibitio: cf. F. prohibition.]
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1. The act of prohibiting; a declaration or injunction forbidding some action; interdict.
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The law of God, in the ten commandments, consists mostly of prohibitions.
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2. Specifically, the forbidding by law of the sale of alcoholic liquors as beverages.
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Writ of prohibition (Law), a writ issued by a superior tribunal, directed to an inferior court, commanding the latter to cease from the prosecution of a suit depending before it. Blackstone.
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By ellipsis, prohibition is used for the writ itself.
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