Synonyms of embargo in English:



  • an embargo on oil sales
    ban, bar, prohibition, stoppage, interdict, proscription, veto, moratorium;
    restriction, restraint, blockage, check, barrier, impediment, obstruction, hindrance;
  • verb

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  • arms sales were embargoed
    restrict, restrain, block, check, impede, obstruct, hinder;
    boycott, blacklist, ostracize
    [Antonyms] allow
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