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prohibitionist

[proh-uh-bish-uh-nist] /ˌproʊ əˈbɪʃ ə nɪst/
noun
1.
a person who favors or advocates prohibition.
2.
(initial capital letter) a member of the Prohibition party.
Origin of prohibitionist
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50; prohibition + -ist
Related forms
antiprohibitionist, noun, adjective
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prohibitionist

/ˌprəʊɪˈbɪʃənɪst/
noun
1.
(sometimes capital) a person who favours prohibition, esp of alcoholic beverages
Derived Forms
prohibitionism, noun
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