noun Date: circa 1846 one who favors prohibition; especially capitalized a member of a minor United States political party advocating prohibition

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  • prohibiţionist — PROHIBIŢIONÍST, Ă, prohibiţionişti, ste, adj., s.m. şi f. 1. adj. Care aparţine prohibiţionismului, privitor la prohibiţionism. 2. s.m. şi f. Susţinător al prohibiţionismului. [pr.: ţi o ] – Din fr. prohibitionniste. Trimis de oprocopiuc,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Prohibitionist — Pro hi*bi tion*ist, n. [1913 Webster] 1. One who favors prohibitory duties on foreign goods in commerce; a protectionist. [1913 Webster] 2. One who favors the prohibition of the sale (or of the sale and manufacture) of alcoholic liquors as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prohibitionist — [prō΄ə bish′ənist] n. ☆ 1. one in favor of prohibiting by law the manufacture and sale of alcoholic drinks ☆ 2. [P ] a member of a U.S. political party (Prohibition Party) advocating such prohibition …   English World dictionary

  • Prohibitionist — Pro|hi|bi|tio|nịst, der; en, en [engl. prohibitionist]: Anhänger der ↑Prohibition (b) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Prohibitionist — Pro|hi|bi|ti|o|nist der; en, en <aus gleichbed. engl. prohibitionist> Anhänger der Prohibition (2) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Prohibitionist — prohibition ► NOUN 1) the action of prohibiting. 2) an order that forbids. 3) (Prohibition) the prevention by law of the manufacture and sale of alcohol in the US from 1920 to 1933. DERIVATIVES Prohibitionist noun …   English terms dictionary

  • prohibitionist — /proh euh bish euh nist/, n. 1. a person who favors or advocates prohibition. 2. (cap.) a member of the Prohibition party. [1840 50; PROHIBITION + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • prohibitionist — noun A person who agrees with, or advocates a prohibition; especially with the outlawing of the sale of alcoholic beverages See Also: prohibitionism …   Wiktionary

  • PROHIBITIONIST —    one who would prohibit the sale of all intoxicating liquors …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • prohibitionist — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. temperance advocate, abstinent, teetotaler, nondrinker; see abstainer …   English dictionary for students

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