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Prohibition

noun [U] uk   /ˌprəʊ.ɪˈbɪʃ.ən/ /-hɪ-/ us    /ˌproʊ-/
the period from 1920 to 1933 when the production and sale of alcohol was not allowed in the US
(Definition of Prohibition noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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