Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of interdicting; authoritative prohibition; declaratory estoppel.
- n. In law, judicial restraint imposed upon one who, from unsoundness of mind, weakness, or improvidence, is incapable of managing his own affairs, or is liable to imposition. An inquisition of lunacy relates to the present or past. The interdiction expressed or implied by the confirmation of the inquisition and the appointment of a guardian relates to the future, and from the time of interdiction no act of the person is valid without the intervention of the court.
- n. In Roman law, an edict or decree of the pretor to meet the circumstances of a particular case, but granted usually from considerations of a public character. See interdict, n., 2.
- n. Same as interdict, n., 4.
- n. the act of interdicting or something interdicted
- n. the destruction of an enemy's military potential before it can be used
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The act of interdicting; prohibition; prohibiting decree; curse; interdict.
- n. authoritative prohibition
- n. a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity
“Things being what they are, border interdiction is going to remain where the action is.”
“Vietnamese anti-aircraft and ground attacks made the B57 vulnerable after a time, it still proved valuable as a light bomber, and in interdiction missions over Laos.”
“MANPAD interdiction is not quite like treating scarlet fever with blemish creme, but it’s * sort of* like that.”
“The fact that alternative solutions are being used by the ‘bad guys’ proves the interdiction has been at least partially successful.”
“A recent example of a nonbinding agreement is the US-led Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI) - a Bush administration initiative to intercept shipments of WMD-related materials (known as interdiction).”
“And this is the refusal of carrying out interdiction, which is something the Afghan government can't do, because they don't have the helicopters, the satellites and all the bits and pieces the West does.”
“We're using a carrier-based aircraft and coalition aircraft -- carrier based as well as land based -- that are predominantly flying close air support missions or on-call interdiction missions, to be called in by the special forces working with any Taliban forces.”
“The interdiction was the first in the Western Caribbean; according to the Coast Guard, submarines are regularly used to move contraband in the Eastern Pacific.”
“The concentrated battleground of the drug war has been on domestic soil, with America's so-called interdiction efforts spreading the fight across the world, from poppy-rich Afghanistan to the coca-nurturing Andes to the most brutal battlefield of them all, Mexico, which saw more than 5,600 drug-related murders last year, including several that involved publicly displayed decapitations”
“US Deputy Ambassador Rosemary DiCarlo said the interdiction is a "wholly new framework" to stop nuclear proliferation.”
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