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outlaw

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoutlawout‧law1 /ˈaʊtlɔː $ -ˌlɒː/ verb [transitive]  FORBIDto completely stop something by making it illegal The bill would have outlawed several types of guns.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
outlawAttempts to outlaw abortion have so far been unsuccessful.He was rewarded on 16 April 1660 when the council of state outlawed all news-books except his pair.Those opposed say existing law already outlaws electronic piracy, and that law-abiding users would suffer.Previous efforts to mandate term limits and balanced budgets and to outlaw flag-burning failed in Congress.Slavery was not officially outlawed in Australia until 1859.Hundreds flooded the city centre last week for the raising of the outlawed Morning Star flag.Trade in the grey whale has been outlawed since 1949 because uncontrolled whaling had put it on the verge of extinction.Congress finally outlawed speaking honoraria in the early nineties.She summoned the Protestant preachers to come to Stirling on 10 May, and outlawed them when they refused.Religious and racial discrimination were outlawed under the 1964 Civil Rights Act.
Related topics: Law, Crime
outlawoutlaw2 noun [countable]  SCLSCCsomeone who has done something illegal, and who is hiding in order to avoid punishment – used especially about criminals in the past
Examples from the Corpus
outlawBut they have fewer qualms about accepting outlaws, who have frequently found solace within the ancient hilltop walls.It is an outlaw culture trying to play golf at Burning Tree.Tall, trim and square of jaw, he looks more like a lawman than an outlaw.She told me what she was looking for in the genealogy some kind of outlaw, I think.Strangely, there is both the outlaw and the patriot in this formidable cricketer.The armed and thirsty outlaws were rising from their seats and moving towards her with jangling spurs and cap guns.
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Verb table
outlaw
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyoutlaw
he, she, itoutlaws
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyoutlawed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave outlawed
he, she, ithas outlawed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad outlawed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill outlaw
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have outlawed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam outlawing
he, she, itis outlawing
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you, we, theyare outlawing
Past
I, he, she, itwas outlawing
you, we, theywere outlawing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been outlawing
he, she, ithas been outlawing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been outlawing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be outlawing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been outlawing
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