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em·bar·go

 (ĕm-bär′gō)
n. pl. em·bar·goes
1. A government order prohibiting the movement of merchant ships into or out of its ports.
2. A prohibition by a government on certain or all trade with a foreign nation.
3. A condition placed on the release of certain information, such as the contents of a press release or the identity of the winner of a contest, stipulating that such information not be made public for a stated time.
4. A prohibition; a ban: an embargo on criticism.
tr.v. em·bar·goed, em·bar·go·ing, em·bar·goes
To impose an embargo on.

[Spanish, from embargar, to impede, from Vulgar Latin *imbarricāre, to barricade : Latin in-, in; see en-1 + Vulgar Latin *barricāre, to barricade (from *barrīca, barrel, barrier, from *barra, bar, barrier).]

embargo

(ɛmˈbɑːɡəʊ)
n, pl -goes
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a government order prohibiting the departure or arrival of merchant ships in its ports
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) any legal stoppage of commerce: an embargo on arms shipments.
3. a restraint, hindrance, or prohibition
vb (tr) , -goes, -going or -goed
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to lay an embargo upon
5. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to seize for use by the state
[C16: from Spanish, from embargar, from Latin im- + barra bar1]

em•bar•go

(ɛmˈbɑr goʊ)

n., pl. -goes, n.
1. an order by a government prohibiting the movement of merchant ships into or out of its ports.
2. an order from a government agency restricting or barring certain freight for shipment.
3. any restriction imposed upon commerce by edict: an embargo on munitions.
4. any restraint or prohibition.
v.t.
5. to impose an embargo on.
[1595–1605; < Sp, derivative of embargar to hinder, embarrass]
boycott, embargo - A boycott is an organized popular protest, named for Captain Charles C. Boycott (1832-97), a land agent in Ireland to whom this was done in 1880; an embargo is usually imposed by a government.
See also related terms for imposed.

embargo


Past participle: embargoed
Gerund: embargoing

Imperative
embargo
embargo
Present
I embargo
you embargo
he/she/it embargoes
we embargo
you embargo
they embargo
Preterite
I embargoed
you embargoed
he/she/it embargoed
we embargoed
you embargoed
they embargoed
Present Continuous
I am embargoing
you are embargoing
he/she/it is embargoing
we are embargoing
you are embargoing
they are embargoing
Present Perfect
I have embargoed
you have embargoed
he/she/it has embargoed
we have embargoed
you have embargoed
they have embargoed
Past Continuous
I was embargoing
you were embargoing
he/she/it was embargoing
we were embargoing
you were embargoing
they were embargoing
Past Perfect
I had embargoed
you had embargoed
he/she/it had embargoed
we had embargoed
you had embargoed
they had embargoed
Future
I will embargo
you will embargo
he/she/it will embargo
we will embargo
you will embargo
they will embargo
Future Perfect
I will have embargoed
you will have embargoed
he/she/it will have embargoed
we will have embargoed
you will have embargoed
they will have embargoed
Future Continuous
I will be embargoing
you will be embargoing
he/she/it will be embargoing
we will be embargoing
you will be embargoing
they will be embargoing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been embargoing
you have been embargoing
he/she/it has been embargoing
we have been embargoing
you have been embargoing
they have been embargoing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been embargoing
you will have been embargoing
he/she/it will have been embargoing
we will have been embargoing
you will have been embargoing
they will have been embargoing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been embargoing
you had been embargoing
he/she/it had been embargoing
we had been embargoing
you had been embargoing
they had been embargoing
Conditional
I would embargo
you would embargo
he/she/it would embargo
we would embargo
you would embargo
they would embargo
Past Conditional
I would have embargoed
you would have embargoed
he/she/it would have embargoed
we would have embargoed
you would have embargoed
they would have embargoed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.embargo - a government order imposing a trade barrierembargo - a government order imposing a trade barrier
import barrier, trade barrier - any regulation or policy that restricts international trade
Verb1.embargo - ban the publication of (documents), as for security or copyright reasons; "embargoed publications"
ban, censor - forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)
2.embargo - prevent commerce; "The U.S. embargoes Libya"
kibosh, stop, block, halt - stop from happening or developing; "Block his election"; "Halt the process"

embargo

noun
verb
1. block, stop, bar, ban, restrict, boycott, check, prohibit, impede, blacklist, proscribe, ostracize, debar, interdict They embargoed oil shipments to the US.
Translations
blokadeembargo
EmbargoHandelsverbotVerbotAusfuhrsperreBeschlagnahme
embargó
hafnbann; viîskiptabann
embargas
embargo, aizliegums
embargo

embargo

[ɪmˈbɑːgəʊ]
A. N (embargoes (pl)) (Comm, Naut) → embargo m; (= prohibition) → prohibición f (on de) there is an embargo on armsestá prohibido comerciar con armas, hay un embargo del comercio de armas
there is an embargo on that subjectestá prohibido discutir ese asunto
to lift an embargolevantar un embargo or una prohibición
to put an embargo on sthestablecer un embargo sobre algo, embargar algo (fig) (= prohibit) → prohibir algo
to be under (an) embargoestar embargado
B. VTprohibir (Jur) → embargar

embargo

[ɪmˈbɑːrgəʊ] [embargoes] (pl)
nembargo m
an embargo against sb → un embargo contre qn
an embargo on sb → un embargo sur qn
an embargo on sth [+ trade, exports, sales] → un embargo sur qch
to put an embargo on sth, to impose an embargo on sth → mettre l'embargo sur qch
to lift an embargo → lever un embargo trade embargo, arms embargo, oil embargo, economic embargo
vt [+ goods] → mettre l'embargo sur

embargo

n pl <-es>
Embargo nt(against gegen); oil/arms/trade embargoÖl-/Waffen-/Handelsembargo nt; to impose or place or put an embargo on somethingetw mit einem Embargo belegen, ein Embargo über etw (acc)verhängen; to lift an embargo on somethingein Embargo über etw (acc)aufheben; the country is under an economic embargoüber das Land wurde ein Wirtschaftsembargo verhängt
(fig)Sperre f; to put an embargo on further spendingalle weiteren Ausgaben sperren
vt trade, goodsmit einem Embargo belegen

embargo

[ɪmˈbɑːgəʊ] n (-es (pl))
1. (Comm, Naut) → embargo
to put an embargo on sth → mettere l'embargo su qc
2. vtmettere l'embargo su

embargo

(imˈbaːgəu) nounplural emˈbargoes
an official order forbidding something, especially trade with another country.
References in classic literature ?
The one can prescribe no rules concerning the commerce or currency of the nation; the other is in several respects the arbiter of commerce, and in this capacity can establish markets and fairs, can regulate weights and measures, can lay embargoes for a limited time, can coin money, can authorize or prohibit the circulation of foreign coin.
At present, Kazakhstan only imposes food embargoes against countries affected by animal diseases that pose danger for the the nation's population or livestock, she said.
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) condemned any form of unilateral sanctions against independent countries, and called on the US to observe the United Nations' recent resolution urging Washington to put an immediate end on its long term embargoes against Havana.
International arms embargoes are imposed by the UN Security Council to prevent transfers of conventional weapons to designated state and non-state targets.
WEAPONS traffickers are "getting away with murder" by flouting United Nations arms embargoes, according to a report out today.
We view these two embargoes, of the United States and Europe, as complementary, and believe that the underlying reason for their imposition remains valid,'' Burns said.
The Vatican is against economic embargoes for political purposes, including the U.
The embargoes, effective Tuesday, January 11, 2005, impact most traffic moving between these points.
The decision seemed to violate the 1988 8erman Amendment, which specifically exempted the exchange of "information or informational material" from various trade embargoes.
In general, embargoes have not succeeded in bringing democracy.
Specifically, the United States has directed its policies at building and enhancing enforcement and legal capacities, controlling proliferation to areas of conflict, providing training on export controls and customs practices, discouraging irresponsible and indiscriminate exports, strengthening sanctions against violators of embargoes, and enhancing stockpile security and destroying excess weapons.