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Apple keeps tight control over app downloads by prohibiting “side-loading,” or downloading apps directly from websites, and it also puts the kibosh on third-party app stores.How the Apple App Store ruling will change the way you use your phone|Rachel Lerman|September 10, 2021|Washington Post
Traditionally, the winners also give public talks in Boston the day after the awards ceremony, although the pandemic put a kibosh on that for the second year in a row.Sex can relieve nasal congestion, and other work honored by 2021 Ig Nobels|Jennifer Ouellette|September 9, 2021|Ars Technica
Studios put the kibosh on Lefcourt’s and Frankel’s original movie scripts in 1996 – Disney was even interested as one point – citing lack of commercial appeal.
The Air Force has 62 of them, and had wanted to reduce that number to 45, but the most recent National Defense Authorization Act put the kibosh on that plan.This year’s Super Bowl flyover will be unlike any other|Rob Verger|February 5, 2021|Popular-Science
The Swedish furniture retailer said on Monday that the 2021 catalog it published in October would be its last, putting the kibosh on a central marketing tool Ikea has used to great success for 70 years.Ikea to stop publishing its iconic catalog after 70 years|Phil Wahba|December 7, 2020|Fortune
But the Oscar put the kibosh on doubters; certainly nobody demanded a recount, save perhaps the four losers in his category.Many Faces and One of a Kind: The Creation of Robin Williams|Tom Shales|August 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But in April, a few months after she turned 40, she seemingly put the kibosh on any talk of plastic surgery.Portia de Rossi’s New Look Spooks ‘Arrested Development’ Fans|Nina Strochlic|May 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The sum total of these moves seem aimed at putting the kibosh on diplomacy.
If British regulators hadn't put the kibosh on the deal, their plan just might have worked.European Finance Ministers Talk Tough About Bank Bailouts. Does It Matter?|Megan McArdle|March 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Nobody in the White House will put the kibosh on a deal he wants to make.Fiscal Cliff Vote Fails Due to Republican Theology on Taxes|Daniel Gross|December 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Under any circumstances, said Shultz, this business seems to put the kibosh on our little plan.The New Boys at Oakdale|Morgan Scott
It ought to be easy enough for the four of us to figure out some way to put the kibosh on him.Baseball Joe, Captain of the Team|Lester Chadwick
By steady steps our hero rose, to heights of usefulness and fame; he put the kibosh on his foes, and held the ace in every game.Uncle Walt [Walt Mason]|Walt Mason
Kibosh thought awhile, and then, with his gentle smile, he again removed his chickle and placed it on the window-sill.
"Chickle is not liquid refreshment," said Kibosh, mildly; and he held out the box to his tall guest.
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see put the kibosh on.