prohibition

  1. a law forbidding the sale of alcoholic beverages
  2. refusal to approve or assent to

Prohibition

Prohibition is the legal act of prohibiting the manufacture, storage, transportation and sale of alcohol including alcoholic beverages. The term can also apply to the periods in the histories of the countries during which the prohibition of alcohol was enforced. ==History== The earliest records of prohibition of alcohol date back to the Xia Dynast...
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prohibition

(from the article `procedural law`) ...prisoner in custody) and the orders of mandamus (compelling an official to perform an act required by law), certiorari (requiring a lower court to ...
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Prohibition

(from the article `prohibition`) In the United States an early wave of movements for state and local prohibition arose out of the intensive religious revivalism of the 1820s and ... ...of excess—is inferred from the frequent legislative attempts at total prohibition in numerous lands throughout history, all apparently without ... ...
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prohibition

[n] - the period from 1920 to 1933 when the sale of alcoholic beverages was prohibited in the United States by a constitutional amendment 2. [n] - refusal to approve or assent to 3. [n] - a decree that prohibits something 4. [n] - a law forbidding the sale of alcoholic beverages 5. [n] - the action of prohibiting or inhibitin...
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Prohibition

• (n.) Specifically, the forbidding by law of the sale of alcoholic liquors as beverages. • (n.) The act of prohibiting; a declaration or injunction forbidding some action; interdict.
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prohibition

inhibition 1 forbiddance noun the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof); `they were restrained by a prohibition in their charter`; `a medical inhibition of alcoholic beverages`; `he ignored his parent...
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Prohibition

[US] This category is for the players for the Union of Morrisania team in the National Association of Base Ball Players. Morrisania is the area of New York City now known as The Bronx. ...
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Prohibition

Pro`hi·bi'tion noun [ Latin prohibitio : confer French prohibition .] 1. The act of prohibiting; a declaration or injunction forbidding some action; interdict. « The law of God, in the ten commandments, consists mostly of prohibitions .» Tillotson.
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Prohibition

Denial of the right to import or export, applying to particular products and/or particular countries. Includes embargo.
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prohibition

General term for prohibition or prevention, which may refer to many things. In most cases, however, they were or are stimulants such as drugs, alcohol. tobacco or similar affected. As a rule, this includes a ban (in various forms) on the manufacture, importation, exportation, transport, purchase, possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages fr...
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Prohibition

In US history, the period 1920-33 when the Eighteenth Amendment to the US Constitution was in force, and the manufacture, transportation, and sale of alcohol was illegal. This led to
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Prohibition

In US history, the period 1920–33 when the Eighteenth Amendment to the US Constitution was in force, and the manufacture, transportation, and sale of alcohol was illegal. This led to bootlegging (the illegal distribution of liquor, often illicitly distilled), to the financial advantage of organized crime. The Eighteenth Amendment, ratified in ......
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Prohibition

It`s a law which forbids or prevents certain activity by the order of the court ( also known as writ of prohibition)
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prohibition

legal prevention of the manufacture, sale, or transportation of alcoholic beverages with the aim of obtaining partial or total abstinence through ... [1 related articles]
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prohibition

n. forbidding an act or activity. A court order forbidding an act is a writ of prohibition, an injunction or a writ of mandate (mandamus) if against a public official.
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Prohibition

Prohibition is usually thought of as the legal ban on the sale and consumption of alcoholic liquor. Prohibition is usually promoted by religious fundamentalists, and historically has proven a disastrous experiment.
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prohibition

prohibition, legal prevention of the manufacture, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages, the extreme of the regulatory liquor laws. The modern movement for prohibition had its main growth in the United States and developed largely as a result of the agitation of 19th-century temperance mov...
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Prohibition

See: writ of prohibition
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