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  • adj. being prohibited, interdicted.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Belonging to an interdiction; prohibitory.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Serving to interdict or prohibit.


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interdict + -ory


  • "They may be checked," Rieff writes, "but they are not liquidated, they are not destroyed by these interdictory processes any more than the instincts are liquidated or destroyed by therapeutic processes."

    Philocrites: March 2007 Archives

  • Russia denied this in spite of the fact that a number of shipments were stopped on the way, some in Austria, in interdictory operations by Western intelligence agencies.

    The Secret War with Iran

  • There was a little ravine to the left; the stream which had cut it in the steep southern slope of the ridge would be dry at this time of year, and he could make better time, and find protection in it from any chance shots when the interdictory barrage started.

    Hunter Patrol

  • Farther out battleships lobbed their heavy shells in high-arc interdictory fire to smash highways and crossroads deeper in the invasion area. Top Stories

  • Interestingly enough, however, as US naval officers and theorists came to accept that Soviet intentions weren't primarily interdictory, they responded with proposals for an offensive doctrine, designed to assault Soviet home areas and SSBN patrol areas.

    Lawyers, Guns and Money

  • On the 25th the man at the wheel informed us that we were about to pass the village of Rabikh, on the Arabian coast, and that the time had consequently arrived for changing our usual habiliments for the “ihram,” or pilgrim-costume of two towels, and for taking the various interdictory vows involved in its assumption: such as not to tie knots in any portion of our dress, not to oil the body, and not to cut our nails or hair, nor to improve the tints of the latter with the coppery red of henna.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah


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