verb (used with object)
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Origin of prohibit
OTHER WORDS FROM prohibitpro·hib·it·er, pro·hib·i·tor, nounun·pro·hib·it·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for prohibit
At that point, the Library of Congress can once again decide to prohibit consumers from unlocking their cell phones.Nazis, Sunscreen, and Sea Gull Eggs: Congress in 2014 Was Hella Productive|Ben Jacobs|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
No problem—Congress is about to prohibit us from buying them.Why Does the USA Depend on Russian Rockets to Get Us Into Space?|P. J. O’Rourke|June 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His first demand was that the country's official constitution be rewritten to prohibit extradition.Pablo Escobar’s Private Prison Is Now Run by Monks for Senior Citizens|Jeff Campagna|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And the health law might not prohibit it, opening a door to potential erosion of employer-based coverage.
And yet Louisiana does not prohibit a far stranger peccadillo: sex with corpses.Our Dumb Puritan Laws: Sex Bans and Illegal Adultery|Kevin Bleyer|April 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Does not the command, "Thou shalt not steal," prohibit kidnapping?An Appeal in Favor of that Class of Americans Called Africans|Lydia Maria Child
The law ought to prohibit only such actions as are injurious to society.Dr. Stearns's Tour from London to Paris|Samuel Stearns
However, as it was important to ascertain whether any remained, my father did not prohibit him from carrying out his intention.With Axe and Rifle|W.H.G. Kingston
The insurance companies were obliged in self-defence to prohibit their use in insured buildings.Natural and Artificial Duck Culture|James Rankin
It fully recognizes the power of that body to prohibit the trade in slaves between a territory and the states.The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus|American Anti-Slavery Society