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interdict (v.)

c. 1300, enterditen, "to place under ban of the Church, excommunicate," from Old French entredit (Modern French interdit), past participle of entredire "forbid by decree, excommunicate," from Latin interdicere "interpose by speech, prohibit, forbid," from inter "between" (see inter-) + dicere "to speak, to say" (from PIE root *deik- "to show," also "pronounce solemnly"). General sense "forbid, prohibit" in English is from early 15c. Related: Interdicted; interdicting; interdictory.

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Definitions of interdict
1
interdict (v.)
destroy by firepower, such as an enemy's line of communication;
interdict (v.)
command against;
Synonyms: forbid / prohibit / proscribe / veto / disallow / nix
2
interdict (n.)
an ecclesiastical censure by the Roman Catholic Church withdrawing certain sacraments and Christian burial from a person or all persons in a particular district;
interdict (n.)
a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity;
Synonyms: interdiction
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