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prohibitory

[proh-hib-i-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /proʊˈhɪb ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/
adjective
Origin of prohibitory
1585-1595
First recorded in 1585-95, prohibitory is from the Latin word prohibitōrius restraining. See prohibit, -tory1
Related forms
prohibitorily, adverb
nonprohibitorily, adverb
nonprohibitory, adjective
Can be confused
prohibitive, prohibitory.
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