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  • n. the act of interdicting or something interdicted
  • n. the destruction of an enemy's military potential before it can be used

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of interdicting; prohibition; prohibiting decree; curse; interdict.

from The 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.
  • 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. authoritative prohibition
  • n. a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity

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