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proscribe in Law topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishproscribepro‧scribe /prəʊˈskraɪb $ proʊ-/ verb [transitive]  formalSCLFORBID to officially say that something is not allowed to exist or be done syn forbid, prohibit The Act proscribes discrimination on the grounds of race.see thesaurus at forbidproscription /-ˈskrɪpʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable]→ See Verb table
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proscribeThe reasons for the ban were multiple, and certainly there are other pesticides today that should also be proscribed.She therefore proscribed all religious, philosophical, or psychological books for village libraries.Many Shiite clergymen maintain that birth control is proscribed by Islam.It should be remembered, however, that Gaelic was proscribed by the authorities for many years.Even the space inside the narrow arenas is narrowly proscribed, especially for singers.Political parties Following a 1973 ban on political activity, political parties were constitutionally proscribed in 1978.Ten groups in all were now specifically proscribed in Northern Ireland.It prescribes and proscribes the behavior and even the thoughts of its population in virtually every domain of existence.