Associations to the word «Prohibition»


PROHIBITION, noun. An act of prohibiting, forbidding, disallowing, or proscribing something.
PROHIBITION, noun. A law prohibiting the manufacture or sale of alcohol.
PROHIBITION, proper noun. (history) any of several periods during which the manufacture, transportation, import, export, and sale of alcoholic beverages were restricted or illegal
PROHIBITION SIGN, noun. A sign (🚫) universally associated with negation. It is completely red, and comprised of a circle with a diagonal line through it from top left to bottom right.
PROHIBITION SIGNS, noun. Plural of prohibition sign

Dictionary definition

PROHIBITION, noun. A law forbidding the sale of alcoholic beverages; "in 1920 the 18th amendment to the Constitution established prohibition in the US".
PROHIBITION, noun. A decree that prohibits something.
PROHIBITION, noun. The period from 1920 to 1933 when the sale of alcoholic beverages was prohibited in the United States by a constitutional amendment.
PROHIBITION, noun. Refusal to approve or assent to.
PROHIBITION, noun. The action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof); "they were restrained by a prohibition in their charter"; "a medical inhibition of alcoholic beverages"; "he ignored his parents' forbiddance".

Wise words

Strong and bitter words indicate a weak cause.
Victor Hugo