Associations to the word «Embargo»


EMBARGO, noun. An order by the government prohibiting ships from leaving port.
EMBARGO, noun. A ban on trade with another country.
EMBARGO, noun. A temporary ban on making certain information public.
EMBARGO, verb. (transitive) To impose an embargo on trading certain goods with another country.
EMBARGO, verb. (transitive) To impose an embargo on a document.

Dictionary definition

EMBARGO, noun. A government order imposing a trade barrier.
EMBARGO, verb. Ban the publication of (documents), as for security or copyright reasons; "embargoed publications".
EMBARGO, verb. Prevent commerce; "The U.S. embargoes Libya".

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