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pro·hib·i·tive

 (prō-hĭb′ĭ-tĭv) also pro·hib·i·to·ry (-tôr′ē)
adj.
1. Prohibiting; forbidding: took prohibitive measures.
2. So high or burdensome as to discourage purchase or use: prohibitive prices.
3. So likely to win as to discourage competition: the prohibitive favorite to win the nomination.

pro·hib′i·tive·ly adv.
pro·hib′i·tive·ness n.

pro•hib•i•tive

(proʊˈhɪb ɪ tɪv)

adj.
1. serving to prohibit or forbid something.
2. sufficing to prevent the use, purchase, etc., of something: prohibitive prices.
[1595–1605; < Medieval Latin]
pro•hib′i•tive•ly, adv.
pro•hib′i•tive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.prohibitory - tending to discourage (especially of prices); "the price was prohibitive"
preventative, preventive - tending to prevent or hinder
Translations

prohibitory

[prəˈhɪbɪtərɪ] ADJprohibitorio
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