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

prohibitively

[prəˈhɪbɪtɪvlɪ] ADV the car is prohibitively expensiveel precio del coche es prohibitivo, el coche es imposiblemente caro
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

prohibitively

[prəʊˈhɪbɪtɪvli] adv
prohibitively expensive
Meat and butter were prohibitively expensive → Le prix de la viande et du beurre était prohibitif.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

prohibitively

adv (= extremely)ungeheuerlich; prohibitively expensiveunerschwinglich (teuer)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

prohibitively

[prəˈhɪbɪtɪvlɪ] advin modo proibitivo
it's prohibitively expensive → il costo è proibitivo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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