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interdiction (n.)

mid-15c., enterdiccioun, from Latin interdictionem (nominative interdictio) "a prohibiting, a forbidding," noun of action from past participle stem of interdicere (see interdict).

updated on December 13, 2015

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Definitions of interdiction from WordNet

interdiction (n.)
authoritative prohibition;
interdiction (n.)
a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity;
Synonyms: interdict
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