Definitions of "prohibition"
  1. A command from a superior court to a lower court to stay within its jurisdiction, which might include stopping a legal action
  2. An authoritative command or order to stop or refrain from doing something
  3. A law or regulation that forbids specific behaviors or procedures
  4. A historical era in the United States from 1920 to 1933 where the production, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages were banned due to the Eighteenth Amendment
How to use "prohibition" in a sentence
  1. Due to a prohibition from higher court, the local court had to stop the trial.
  2. The government issued a prohibition on public gatherings due to health considerations.
  3. During prohibition, the sale of liquor was illegal across the United States.

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