Translation of prohibition in Spanish:

prohibition

Pronunciation: /ˌprəʊəˈbɪʃən; ˌprəʊhɪˈbɪʃən/

n

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (act) prohibición (feminine)
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    • Turvey has long argued against drug prohibition, yet he increasingly applauds and encourages enforcement measures.
    • I'd like to promote elimination of drug prohibition.
    • The one on drug prohibition was also very important to me.
    1.2 countable/numerable (ban) prohibición (feminine) they placed a prohibition on the importation of luxury goods prohibieron la importación de artículos suntuarios
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    • The prohibition on retroactive penal legislation is linked to the right to a fair trial, as it is irrevocably an example of an unfair trial.
    • The prohibition on ‘common law’ crimes is a good thing even though injustice can result.
    • Similarly, many prohibitions of the criminal law are morally neutral.
    1.3
    (Prohibition)
    (in US history) (no article/sin artículo) la Ley seca, la Prohibición

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