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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Law, Christianity
interdictin‧ter‧dict /ˈɪntədɪkt $ -ər-/ noun [countable]  1 lawSCL an official order from a court telling someone not to do something2 technicalRRC a punishment in the Roman Catholic Church, by which someone is not allowed to take part in church ceremoniesinterdict /ˌɪntəˈdɪkt $ -ər-/ verb [transitive]interdiction /-ˈdɪkʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable]
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interdictIt is not anticipated that in many cases it would be necessary to seek an interdict.The company has already obtained an interim interdict at the Court of Session banning the inciting or organising of mass picketing.Now that the threat of interdict had been made public Henry began to negotiate more seriously.By 1411 Hus had become so influential that Prague was laid under papal interdict.Lord Penrose, hearing the interdict late at night in his home, turned it down.Was the interdict extended to apply to trusts as well?The interdict prohibited four officials from organising or taking part in pickets of more than six people.The interdict seeks to prevent the authority proceeding with its hearing in the absence through illness of Mr Stewart.
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