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  • n. Plural form of embargo.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of embargo.

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Examples

  • In their ultimate objective of bringing Britain to its knees, the embargoes were a total failure.

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  • When the opposition parties aren't given the opportunity to formally respond i don't see why they have to comply with any "embargoes".

    Charles Clarke Isn't Resigning

  • Far from creating "embargoes" on the exchange of cultural property, as has been claimed by groups having an interest in maintaining the unfettered "anything goes" atmosphere of the art trade, the CCPIA is helping to make long needed distinctions between the legal, documented trade and that fueled by illicit and clandestine sources.

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  • (or for that matter other forms of bullying (such as embargoes)).

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  • However, the devices—which can block websites or record when people visit them—made their way to Syria, a country subject to strict U.S. trade embargoes.

    U.S. Firm Acknowledges Syria Uses Its Gear to Block Web

  • Producers have always faced occasional supply disruptions, caused by events ranging from oil embargoes to civil wars, especially as businesses have grown more global.

    For Lean Factories, No Buffer

  • For years Palestinian militant groups such as Hamas have fired these homemade rockets into Israeli towns and settlements as a means of resistance against the IDF and Israeli occupation or embargoes.

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  • The Commerce Department action is part of a probe looking into how a set of at least 13 Blue Coat devices ended up censoring the Internet in Syria, a country subject to strict U.S. trade embargoes.

    U.S. Restricts U.A.E. Firm for Web Filter Sale to Syria

  • We wonder if the Western world will eventually turn to the same kind of trade embargoes that were used to bring an end to apartheid in South Africa.

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  • Israel began its existence as a developing nation with all of the challenges that entails, and many others, like mass immigration, and boycotts and other embargoes laid against it.

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