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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.
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prohibitionnoun [C or U]

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

Prohibitionnoun [U]

uk   /ˌprəʊ.ɪˈbɪʃ.ən/ /ˌprəʊ.hɪˈbɪʃ.ən/ us   /ˌproʊ.ɪˈbɪʃ.ən/ /ˌproʊ.hɪˈbɪʃ.ən/
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"Prohibition" in Business English

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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.
(Definition of Prohibition from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “prohibition”
in Arabic مَنع…
in Korean (법에 의한) 금지…
in Portuguese proibição…
in Catalan prohibició…
in Japanese 禁止…
in Chinese (Simplified) 禁止, 禁令…
in Chinese (Traditional) 禁止, 禁令…
in Italian proibizione…
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