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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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Speaking during the inauguration, Eroglu defined all embargoes as unjust, and said he was doing his best to lift commercial embargoes imposed on TRNC.
Moreover, the construction of a robust and effective treaty could help to improve state implementation of arms embargoes. The lessons of arms embargo monitoring and evaluation suggest that an ATT should include important elements to strengthen treaty provisions and implementation.
Campaigners are calling for embargoes to be strengthened and a treaty enabling countries to co-operate on arms control.
In general, embargoes have not succeeded in bringing democracy.
Specifically, the United States has directed its policies at building and enhancing enforcement and legal capacities, controlling proliferation to areas of conflict, providing training on export controls and customs practices, discouraging irresponsible and indiscriminate exports, strengthening sanctions against violators of embargoes, and enhancing stockpile security and destroying excess weapons.
News embargoes The very idea of them seems to go against the journalistic grain, yet reporters have lived with them for years, mostly in routine fashion.
Technologies and items covered by a specific category that is not under special restrictions, however, may be exported freely, other than to the countries against which the United States maintains comprehensive embargoes.
When economic warfare is waged, nations often impose economic sanctions, embargoes, or boycotts.
Brown promised fast action on any future embargoes.
Embargoes with reporting restrictions offer clear upsides to both parties: Journalists know they won't miss the story, and corporations can get first-day articles that lack comments from critics.
embargoes and, in effect, ease sanctions against communist Cuba.
Even in some of the less extreme circumstances, outside of embargoes, boycotts, wars, diplomatic rows, etc., one could trace the high and low points of Egypt's trade with even specific Arab countries, and with Israel, by looking at Egypt's diplomatic relations with those countries (and, for Israel, the oil price).
Vatican - It is well-known that the Vatican opposes the use of economic embargoes as fruitless endeavours which only hurt civilian populations without bringing about political changes among the elite.
It was not just John Paul's criticism of embargoes, which he had made before, but the attention he drew to humanitarian needs in Cuba that Washington has stubbornly ignored....
Catholic Conference noted that embargoes "are acts of force...morally unacceptable, generally in violation of the principles of international law, and always contrary to the values of the Gospel."