prohibiter

prohibit

[proh-hib-it]
verb (used with object)
1.
to forbid (an action, activity, etc.) by authority or law: Smoking is prohibited here.
2.
to forbid the action of (a person).
3.
to prevent; hinder.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin prohibitus past participle of prohibēre to hold before, hold back, hinder, forbid, equivalent to pro- pro-1 + -hibēre, combining form of habēre to have, hold; see habit

prohibiter, prohibitor, noun
unprohibited, adjective


1. interdict. See forbid. 3. obstruct.


1. permit.
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prohibit (prəˈhɪbɪt)
 
vb
1.  to forbid by law or other authority
2.  to hinder or prevent
 
[C15: from Latin prohibēre to prevent, from pro-1 + habēre to hold]
 
pro'hibiter
 
n
 
pro'hibitor
 
n

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prohibit
early 15c.; see prohibition.
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