adverb see prohibitive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • prohibitively — UK US /prəˈhɪbɪtɪvli/ adverb ► more than most people are able to pay: »Property in the area tends to be prohibitively expensive. prohibitively high/costly/large »The cost of retrofitting existing aircraft would be prohibitively high …   Financial and business terms

  • prohibitively — adv. Prohibitively is used with these adjectives: ↑costly, ↑expensive …   Collocations dictionary

  • prohibitively — prohibitive ► ADJECTIVE 1) serving to forbid, restrict, or prevent. 2) (of a price or charge) excessively high. DERIVATIVES prohibitively adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • prohibitively — adverb to a prohibitive degree it is prohibitively expensive • Derived from adjective: ↑prohibitive …   Useful english dictionary

  • prohibitively — See prohibitive. * * * …   Universalium

  • prohibitively — adverb a) In a prohibitive manner. b) To a prohibitive extent …   Wiktionary

  • prohibitively — adv. preventively, preclusively, in a manner that avertsprəʊ hɪbÉ™tɪvlɪ /prÉ™ hɪbɪt …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prohibitively — pro·hib·i·tive·ly …   English syllables

  • prohibitively — See: prohibitive …   English dictionary

  • prohibitive — prohibitively, adv. prohibitiveness, n. /proh hib i tiv/, adj. 1. serving or tending to prohibit or forbid something. 2. sufficing to prevent the use, purchase, etc., of something: prohibitive prices. [1595 1605; < ML prohibitivus. See PROHIBIT,… …   Universalium

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