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Definition of "prohibitory" [pro•hib•it•o•ry]

  • That serves to prohibit or forbid (adjective)

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Use "prohibitory" in a sentence
  • "In many places they even have what may be called prohibitory reasons."
  • ""prohibitory" bill, which forbade all trade and intercourse with the"
  • "It appears that what the Jamaican courts did was first to characterize the injunction as either mandatory (requiring positive action) or prohibitory while applying the balance of convenience test."