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interdiction

[in-ter-dik-shuh n] /ˌɪn tərˈdɪk ʃən/
noun
1.
an act or instance of interdicting.
2.
the state of being interdicted.
3.
an interdict.
4.
steady bombardment of enemy positions and communications lines for the purpose of delaying and disorganizing progress.
Origin of interdiction
1485-1495
1485-95; < Latin interdictiōn- (stem of interdictiō). See interdict, -ion
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interdiction

/ˌɪntəˈdɪkʃən/
noun
1.
the act of interdicting or state of being interdicted
2.
an interdict
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Word Origin and History for interdiction
n.

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

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