from The Century Dictionary.

  • Serving to prohibit, forbid, or interdict; implying prohibition: as, prohibitory duties on imports.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Tending to prohibit, forbid, or exclude; implying prohibition; forbidding
  • adjective (R. C. Ch.) See under Index.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective That serves to prohibit or forbid

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

  • adjective tending to discourage (especially of prices)


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