prohibition


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Synonyms for prohibition

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.
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.
The War on Alcohol: Prohibition and the Rise of the American State.
Patna, Dec 13 (IANS) BJP ally Hindustan Awami Morcha (HAM) chief and former Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday questioned Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's much-hyped prohibition policy in Bihar and termed it a failure.
Summary: Patna (Bihar) [India], November 3 (ANI): The representatives of the Karnataka State Temperance Board (KSTB), inspired by the alcohol prohibition in Bihar, met Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to discuss the different aspects of the ban.
the prohibition against loading, transport or discharge of petroleum from Libya aboard ships designated by the relevant UNSC Sanctions Committee;
Panneerselvam and jailed Sasikala represented by CM Palanisamy, there are other problems like the strong farmers' movement for justice and the people's movement to make the state from liquor by implementing the prohibition in total, among other strikes by state government employees with demands.
Visitors can educate themselves about the constitutional legacy of prohibition and how to amend the Constitution today.
Some politicians have backed the idea and say changes to drug prohibition, such as decriminalisation of drug use, "could be good for the UK".
Summary: Court had quashed earlier prohibition order
ISLAMABAD -- A sub-committee of the Senate Standing Committee on National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination will meet here Thursday to discuss the bill on prohibition of smoking.