interdiction


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in·ter·dict

 (ĭn′tər-dĭkt′)
tr.v. in·ter·dict·ed, in·ter·dict·ing, in·ter·dicts
1. To prohibit (an action or thing) or forbid (someone) to do something, especially by legal or ecclesiastical order.
2.
a. To cut or destroy (a line of communication) by firepower so as to halt an enemy's advance.
b. To confront and halt the activities, advance, or entry of: "the role of the FBI in interdicting spies attempting to pass US secrets to the Soviet Union" (Christian Science Monitor).
n. (ĭn′tər-dĭkt′)
1. An authoritative prohibition, especially by court order.
2. Roman Catholic Church An ecclesiastical censure that bars an individual, members of a given group, or inhabitants of a given district from participation in most sacraments.

[Alteration of Middle English enterditen, to place under a church ban, from Old French entredit, past participle of entredire, to forbid, from Latin interdīcere, interdict- : inter-, inter- + dīcere, to say; see deik- in Indo-European roots.]

in′ter·dic′tion n.
in′ter·dic′tive, in′ter·dic′to·ry (-dĭk′tə-rē) adj.
in′ter·dic′tive·ly adv.
in′ter·dic′tor n.

interdiction

(ˌɪntəˈdɪkʃən)
n
1. the act of interdicting or state of being interdicted
2. an interdict

in•ter•dic•tion

(ˌɪn tərˈdɪk ʃən)

n.
1. an act or instance of interdicting or the state of being interdicted.
2. an interdict.
[1485–95]

interdiction

An action to divert, disrupt, delay, or destroy the enemy's surface military potential before it can be used effectively against friendly forces. See also air interdiction.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.interdiction - authoritative prohibition
prohibition - refusal to approve or assent to
2.interdiction - a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity
court order - a writ issued by a court of law requiring a person to do something or to refrain from doing something
ban, proscription, prohibition - a decree that prohibits something
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

interdiction

noun
2. A coercive measure intended to ensure compliance or conformity:
Translations

interdiction

[ˌɪntəˈdɪkʃən] N (Rel) → interdicción f (Mil) → intercepción f

interdiction

n (Jur) → Verbot nt, → Untersagung f; (Eccl) → Interdikt nt
References in classic literature ?
Sternly he pronounc'd The rigid interdiction, which resounds Yet dreadful in mine eare, though in my choice Not to incur; but soon his cleer aspect Return'd and gratious purpose thus renew'd.
It is remarkable, that even in the two States which seem to have meditated an interdiction of military establishments in time of peace, the mode of expression made use of is rather cautionary than prohibitory.
Of course there is nothing to be said, if you regard the interdiction that rests upon you as quite insurmountable.
First, it channels international commitment to stopping WMD-related proliferation by focusing on interdiction as a key component of a global counter proliferation strategy.
This is where the interdiction community has the highest visibility of, and best opportunity to interdict drug movements.
This work outlines the military theory behind bidirectional channel competition, and compares historical military and contemporary business examples of the supply side-focused competition that interdiction prescribes.
Cette interdiction de sortie d'un ressortissant francais pourra etre prise [beaucoup moins que] des lors qu'il existe des raisons serieuses de croire qu'il projette des deplacements a l'etranger ayant pour objet la participation a des activites terroristes, des crimes de guerre ou des crimes contre l'humanite ou sur un theatre d'operations de groupements terroristes et dans des conditions susceptibles de le conduire a porter atteinte a la securite publique lors de son retour sur le territoire francais [beaucoup plus grand que].
Using the Russia-Georgia war as an illustrative case, this article argues that the principal value of integrating cyber power into a joint military campaign is that it compels the enemy to make mistakes by performing three main warfighting tasks: reconnaissance, superiority, and interdiction.
On March 12, Coast Guard Cutter Tampa s commanding officer, Clinton Carlson, stated the seizure highlights the hard work and dedication of our crews in stopping the illegal flow of drugs in the Caribbean, This interdiction demonstrates the effectiveness of our federal and interdiction partnerships to keep dangerous drugs off our streets .
Cette fois-ci et les commentateurs l'ont releve comme un "signal negatif", Silvio Berlusconi n'a pas reitere son appui a l'executif apres sa condamnation lundi a sept ans de prison et une interdiction a vie d'exercer un mandat public pour avoir remunere les prestations sexuelles de la mineure Ruby et fait pression sur la prefecture de Milan pour la faire relacher apres une interpellation.
NATO's Maritime Interdiction Operational Training Centre unveiled their new, first-of-kind virtual training simulation at ITEC today.
ROME, Rajab 12, 1434, May 22, 2013, SPA -- A first-of-kind virtual training simulation that combines best practices of maritime interdiction operations and gaming technology has been unveiled in Italy, UPI reported.