Definition of prohibitions


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • prohibitions is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 19 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • prohibitions is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 21 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of prohibitions

  • the period from 1920 to 1933 when the sale of alcoholic beverages was prohibited in the United States by a constitutional amendment (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. prohibition era

  • a decree that prohibits something (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. ban
    2. proscription

  • the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof) (noun)

    Examples

    1. they were restrained by a prohibition in their charter

    Synonyms

    1. forbiddance
    2. inhibition

  • a law forbidding the sale of alcoholic beverages (noun)

    Examples

    1. in 1920 the 18th amendment to the Constitution established prohibition in the US

  • refusal to approve or assent to (noun)

See definition of prohibitions in Merriam Webster