prohibition


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a law forbidding the sale of alcoholic beverages

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the period from 1920 to 1933 when the sale of alcoholic beverages was prohibited in the United States by a constitutional amendment

refusal to approve or assent to

the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof)

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The extension of the prohibition to bills of credit must give pleasure to every citizen, in proportion to his love of justice and his knowledge of the true springs of public prosperity.
The prohibition with respect to titles of nobility is copied from the articles of Confederation and needs no comment.
If, to obviate this consequence, it should be resolved to extend the prohibition to the RAISING of armies in time of peace, the United States would then exhibit the most extraordinary spectacle which the world has yet seen, that of a nation incapacitated by its Constitution to prepare for defense, before it was actually invaded.
And when they come to vote, they will vote for prohibition. And the best of it is that there will be no hardship worked on the coming generation.
The household went to bed; and I, too, anxious to lie down, opened my lattice and put my head out to hearken, though it rained: determined to admit them in spite of the prohibition, should they return.
It is fair to remark that there was no prohibition against any pupil's entertaining himself with a slate or even with the ink (when there was any), but that it was not easy to pursue that branch of study in the winter season, on account of the little general shop in which the classes were holden - and which was also Mr.
Frequently, I was told to amuse Miss Matilda with other things, and to remind her of her mother's precepts and prohibitions. I did so to the best of my power: but she would not be amused against her will, and could not against her taste; and though I went beyond mere reminding, such gentle remonstrances as I could use were utterly ineffectual.
STAKEHOLDERS have called for the repeal of the Export Prohibition Act, saying it hampers yam exportation.
The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA), the EU securities markets regulator, will not renew the temporary prohibition of the marketing, distribution or sale of binary options to retail clients in the European Union (EU).
ISLAMABAD -- The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) had appointed Ms Nosheen Amjad as National Coordinator for implementation of Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act, 2017.
ABERDEEN CITY COUNCIL ROAD TRAFFIC REGULATION ACT 1984 THE ABERDEEN CITY COUNCIL (BRODIACH ROAD, ABERDEEN)(TEMPORARY PROHIBITION OF DRIVING) ORDER 2019 Aberdeen City Council has made the above-named order in terms of its powers under Section 14(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984.
It was called Prohibition. The result was that more people drank than before, because it was illegal, organized crime took over production and sales of alcohol and gun violence became rampant in the major cities, especially Chicago.
Jaganmohan Reddy was gearing up to fulfil another of his key election promises -- prohibition or ban on liquor consumption in the state.
Peremptory Norms of General International Law (Jus Cogens) and the Prohibition of Terrorism
27(BNA): The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Head of the National Committee on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons Development, Production, Use and Stockpiling and on their Destruction, Dr.