- the action of forbidding something, especially by law；a law or regulation forbidding something
noun: prohibition, plural noun: prohibitions
- 1. the action of forbidding something, especially by law they argue that prohibition of drugs will always fail 同義詞
- ▪ a law or regulation forbidding something those who favor prohibitions on insider trading
- 2. the prevention by law of the manufacture and sale of alcohol, especially in the US between 1920 and 1933.