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Definitions for prohibitory
proʊˈhɪb ɪˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr ipro·hibito·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prohibitive, prohibitoryadjective

    tending to discourage (especially of prices)

    "the price was prohibitive"


  1. prohibitoryadjective

    That serves to prohibit or forbid

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Prohibitoryadjective

    Implying prohibition; forbidding.

    Etymology: from prohibit.

    A prohibition will lie on this statute, notwithstanding the penalty annexed; because it has words prohibitory, as well as a penalty annexed. John Ayliffe, Parergon.


  1. prohibitory

    Prohibitory refers to something that is designed or serving to forbid, discourage, or prevent an action or behavior. It typically relates to laws, rules, regulations or policies that restrain or stop something from being done.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prohibitoryadjective

    tending to prohibit, forbid, or exclude; implying prohibition; forbidding; as, a prohibitory law; a prohibitory price

  2. Etymology: [L. prohibitorius.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of prohibitory in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of prohibitory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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