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prohibition in Law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprohibitionpro‧hi‧bi‧tion /ˌprəʊhəˈbɪʃən $ ˌproʊ-/ ●○○ AWL noun  1 [uncountable]SCLFORBID the act of saying that something is illegalprohibition of the prohibition of the sale of firearms2 [countable]SCLFORBID an order stopping somethingprohibition on/against a prohibition on Sunday trading
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prohibitionProhibition of drugs, they say, works no better than prohibition of alcohol did in the United States.As a result, reliance has been placed mainly upon case law to map the contours of the current prohibition.Community members are looking at tribal sovereignty as a way to get around federal prohibitions on hemp.All reservists had a 60-day window to sign up and there was no prohibition on those who already got their orders.Emission limits or prohibitions on hazardous air pollutants and effluent limitations on toxic wastewater discharges have been adopted.Does this mean that only this small area is to be subject to the prohibition?Free speech is subject to prohibition of those abuses of expression which a civilized society may forbid.The cats too, were under prohibition, confined to quarters.prohibition on/againstSoon afterwards, a prohibition on alienation was introduced: property under bequest was not to be alienated.Another method of subordination is a prohibition on repayment of the debt whilst other creditors remain unpaid.In spite of ecclesiastical prohibitions on usury, the Lancastrians and their predecessors had certainly borrowed at interest, often surreptitiously.Community members are looking at tribal sovereignty as a way to get around federal prohibitions on hemp.All reservists had a 60-day window to sign up and there was no prohibition on those who already got their orders.The bill also repeals prohibitions on local phone companies to provide video services.It recommended that the prohibition on contingency fees and other forms of incentive should be re-examined.Robin Lakoff suggests that the prohibition on women using language forcefully extends to nonstandard pronunciation as well.