noun see proscribe

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  • Proscriber — Pro*scrib er, n. One who, or that which, proscribes, denounces, or prohibits. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proscriber — See proscribe. * * * …   Universalium

  • proscriber — pro·scrib·er …   English syllables

  • proscriber — noun see proscribe …   Useful english dictionary

  • proscribe — transitive verb (proscribed; proscribing) Etymology: Latin proscribere to publish, proscribe, from pro before + scribere to write more at scribe Date: 1560 1. to publish the name of as condemned to death with the property of the condemned… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • proscribe — proscribable, adj. proscriber, n. /proh skruyb /, v.t., proscribed, proscribing. 1. to denounce or condemn (a thing) as dangerous or harmful; prohibit. 2. to put outside the protection of the law; outlaw. 3. to banish or exile. 4. to announce the …   Universalium

  • proscribe — /proʊˈskraɪb / (say proh skruyb) verb (t) (proscribed, proscribing) 1. to denounce or condemn (a thing) as dangerous; to prohibit: *as the feminine code proscribes any behaviour which could be construed as being provocative, it is concluded that… …   Australian English dictionary

  • proscribe — [prō skrīb′] vt. proscribed, proscribing [ME proscriben < L proscribere < pro , PRO 2 + scribere, to write: see SCRIBE] 1. in ancient Rome, to publish the name of (a person) condemned to death, banishment, etc. 2. to deprive of the… …   English World dictionary

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