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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.prohibitively - to a prohibitive degree; "it is prohibitively expensive"
Translations

prohibitively

[prəˈhɪbɪtɪvlɪ] ADV the car is prohibitively expensiveel precio del coche es prohibitivo, el coche es imposiblemente caro

prohibitively

[prəʊˈhɪbɪtɪvli] adv
prohibitively expensive
Meat and butter were prohibitively expensive → Le prix de la viande et du beurre était prohibitif.

prohibitively

adv (= extremely)ungeheuerlich; prohibitively expensiveunerschwinglich (teuer)

prohibitively

[prəˈhɪbɪtɪvlɪ] advin modo proibitivo
it's prohibitively expensive → il costo è proibitivo
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