prohibitory
adjective Date: circa 1591 prohibitive

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Prohibitory — Pro*hib it*o*ry, a. [L. prohibitorius.] Tending to prohibit, forbid, or exclude; implying prohibition; forbidding; as, a prohibitory law; a prohibitory price. [1913 Webster] {Prohibitory index}. (R. C. Ch.) See under {Index}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prohibitory — index prohibitive (restrictive), restrictive Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • prohibitory — prohibit ► VERB (prohibited, prohibiting) 1) formally forbid by law, rule, etc. 2) make impossible; prevent. DERIVATIVES prohibitory adjective. ORIGIN Latin prohibere keep in check …   English terms dictionary

  • prohibitory — prohibitorily, adv. /proh hib i tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. prohibitive. [1585 95; < L prohibitorius restraining. See PROHIBIT, TORY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • prohibitory — adjective That serves to prohibit or forbid …   Wiktionary

  • prohibitory — pro|hib|i|to|ry [prəˈhıbıtəri US prouˈhıbıto:ri] adj formal intended to stop something …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • prohibitory — adj. forbidding, disallowing, enjoining; preventing, hindering, preclusivepro hib·i·to·ry || prəʊ hɪbɪtÉ”rɪ /prÉ™ hɪbɪtrɪ …   English contemporary dictionary

  • prohibitory — a. See prohibitive …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • prohibitory — adjective intended to stop something …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • prohibitory — pro·hib·i·to·ry …   English syllables

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