embargo

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Synonyms for embargo

Synonyms for embargo

a government order imposing a trade barrier

ban the publication of (documents), as for security or copyright reasons

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prevent commerce

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I have just placed an embargo on all vessels at present in his Majesty's ports, and without particular permission, not one dare life an anchor.
She wanted to talk, but there seemed to be an embargo on every subject.
A violent revolution having broken out, all the ports were laid under an embargo.
But at a sign from me he took off the embargo with alacrity.
One after another, they proved to have nothing to say--and said it (so far as the women were concerned) at great length, and with a very angry sense of the embargo laid on their bed-rooms.