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prohibition

Pronunciation: /ˌprəʊəˈbɪʃən; ˌprəʊhɪˈbɪʃən/

Translation of prohibition in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (act) prohibición (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • 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
    Example sentences
    • 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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The current Spanish Constitution (Constitución Española) was approved in the Cortes Generales in December 1978. It describes Spain as a parliamentary monarchy, gives sovereign power to the people through universal suffrage, recognizes the plurality of religions, and transfers responsibility for defense from the armed forces to the government. The Constitution was generally well received, except in the Basque Country, whose desire for independence it did not satisfy. It is considered to have facilitated the successful transition from dictatorship to democracy.