Prohibitory

  • 1 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

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

    Law dictionary

  • 3 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

  • 4 prohibitory — adjective Date: circa 1591 prohibitive …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

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

    Universalium

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

    Wiktionary

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

    Dictionary of contemporary English

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

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 9 prohibitory — a. See prohibitive …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 10 prohibitory — adjective intended to stop something …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 prohibitory — pro·hib·i·to·ry …

    English syllables

  • 12 prohibitory — pro•hib•i•to•ry [[t]proʊˈhɪb ɪˌtɔr i, ˌtoʊr i[/t]] adj. prohibitive • Etymology: 1585–95; < L pro•hib′i•to ri•ly, adv …

    From formal English to slang

  • 13 prohibitory — adjective tending to discourage (especially of prices) the price was prohibitive • Syn: ↑prohibitive • Similar to: ↑preventive, ↑preventative …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 Prohibitory traffic sign — Prohibitory traffic signs Prohibitory traffic signs are used to prohibit certain types of manoeuvres or some types of traffic. Contents 1 Prohibitory traffic signs …

    Wikipedia

  • 15 Prohibitory Act — of 1775 was Great Britain s way of retaliating against an American revolt. This was enacted as one of the precursors to the American Revolutionary War. Its goal was to destroy the American economy by making it incapable of operating. The British… …

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  • 16 Prohibitory index — 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 prohibitory injunction — see injunction Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …

    Law dictionary

  • 18 prohibitory order — A USPS order requested by the addressee of a pandering advertisement that directs the sender to make no further mailing to that addressee …

    Glossary of postal terms

  • 19 Prohibitory Order — A Prohibitory Order is a legal instrument issued by the United States Postal Service, against a mailer, on request of a recipient. Its effect is to criminalize any further attempt by that particular mailer to contact that particular recipient… …

    Wikipedia

  • 20 Prohibitory index — Index In dex, n.; pl. E. {Indexes}, L. {Indices}(?). [L.: cf. F. index. See {Indicate}, {Diction}.] [1913 Webster] 1. That which points out; that which shows, indicates, manifests, or discloses; as, the increasing unemployment rate is an index of …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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