Significado de “prohibition” - en el Diccionario Inglés

prohibition en inglés británico

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prohibitionnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌprəʊ.ɪˈbɪʃ.ən/ /ˌprəʊ.hɪˈbɪʃ.ən/ us /ˌproʊ.ɪˈbɪʃ.ən/ /ˌproʊ.hɪˈbɪʃ.ən/

the act of officially not allowing something, or an order that does this:

New York City has announced a prohibition on smoking on buses.
The environmental group is demanding a complete prohibition against the hunting of whales.
It's my feeling that the money spent on drug prohibition would be better spent on information and education.

Prohibitionnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌprəʊ.ɪˈbɪʃ.ən/ /ˌprəʊ.hɪˈbɪʃ.ən/ us /ˌproʊ.ɪˈbɪʃ.ən/ /ˌproʊ.hɪˈbɪʃ.ən/

(Definición de prohibition del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

prohibition en inglés americano

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prohibitionnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˌproʊ·həˈbɪʃ·ən, ˌproʊ·ə-/

US history In the US, Prohibition was the period from 1920 to 1933 when the production and sale of alcohol was illegal.

(Definición de prohibition del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Prohibition en inglés de negocios

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Prohibitionnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌprəʊɪˈbɪʃən/ us

the period from 1920 to 1933 when the production and sale of alcohol was forbidden in the US:

There was a thriving black market during Prohibition.

prohibitionnoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌprəʊhɪˈbɪʃən/ us

a law or rule that officially stops something from being done, or the fact of not being allowed by official rules or laws:

The regulations spell out the prohibition of age discrimination in the workplace.
a prohibition against/on sth There is a prohibition on disclosing information.

(Definición de Prohibition del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)