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  • v. used to indicate that something is forbidden.

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Examples

  • The promulgation of a law must not be confounded with its publication, the object of the first being to make known the will of the legislator, of the second to spread the knowledge of legislative enactments among sujects bound to observe them.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • But he did seek to limit the damage to the secretarys reputation, telling Kissinger that, in his briefing, Henry must not discuss at all how it happened, not one word about any of his sessions with Dobrynin.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • At the next cabinet, the great anti-imperial campaigner announced that Britain must not ignore “the effect which the triumph of the Mahdi would have on our Mahometan subjects.”

    Three Empires on the Nile

  • Reinmar's pupil, though this must not be taken in a literal sense.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • In studying the spread of this practice we must not neglect the influence of St. Charles Borromeo.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Again, "the visitation of relics must not be by any perverted into revellings and drunkenness."

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • And these edifying Benedictine "consuetudines" give the reason: "Nam tanta est auctoritatis præsentæ ipsius defuncti, ut etiam in tanta solemnitate hujusmodi missa non potest negligentia intermitti" (For the presence of the corpse constitutes such a serious reason that, even on festival as great as this, a Mass of this kind must not be neglected).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • “We must not judge people too hastily, Harriet,” said Mr. Woodlawn mildly, from the doorway.

    Caddie Woodlawn’s Family

  • But the staffs institutional role must not be neglected, Odeen quickly added, and he questioned whether the current structure and processes are adequate for fulfilling institutional tasks, including managing the decision process.

    In the Shadow of the Oval Office

  • Real (Royal Ordinance) of 18 December, 1606, given at Valladolid, commanded the governor, Hernandarias de Saavedra that, "even if he could conquer the Indians on the Paraná by force of arms he must not do so, but must gain them over solely through the sermons and instructions of the religious who had been sent for that purpose."

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

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