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Definition of "prohibitively" [prohibitively]

  • In a prohibitive manner. (adverb)
  • To a prohibitive extent. (adverb)

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Use "prohibitively" in a sentence
  • "I agree entry costs are high, but I disagree that they will remain prohibitively so for much longer."
  • "But even when I was a struggling Waldenbooks employee making $18,000 a year in prohibitively-expensive Connecticut, every six months or so I set aside a goodly amount on my credit cards to luxuriate."
  • "Police, noted that if every officer involved in an SIU investigation had a different lawyer it would become "prohibitively" expensive."
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