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1. The act of proscribing; prohibition.
2. The condition of having been proscribed; outlawry.
[Middle English proscripcion, from Latin prōscrīptiō, prōscrīptiōn-, public notice of outlawry, from prōscrīptus, past participle of prōscrībere, to proscribe; see proscribe.]
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1. the act of proscribing or the state of being proscribed
2. denunciation, prohibition, or exclusion
3. outlawry or ostracism
[C14: from Latin prōscriptiō; see proscribe]
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1. the act of proscribing.
2. the state of being proscribed.
3. outlawry, interdiction, or prohibition.
[1350–1400; Middle English proscripcioun < Latin prōscrīptiō public notice of confiscation or outlawry =prōscrīb(ere) to proscribe + -tiō -tion]
pro•scrip′tive (-tɪv) adj.
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|Noun||1.||proscription - a decree that prohibits something |
decree, fiat, edict, rescript, order - a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge); "a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"
banning-order - an order that bans something
cease and desist order, enjoining, enjoinment, injunction - (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity; "injunction were formerly obtained by writ but now by a judicial order"
|2.||proscription - rejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone|
rejection - the act of rejecting something; "his proposals were met with rejection"
disbarment - the act of expelling a lawyer from the practice of law
expulsion, riddance, ejection, exclusion - the act of forcing out someone or something; "the ejection of troublemakers by the police"; "the child's expulsion from school"
deportation, expatriation, exile, transportation - the act of expelling a person from their native land; "men in exile dream of hope"; "his deportation to a penal colony"; "the expatriation of wealthy farmers"; "the sentence was one of transportation for life"
excommunication, excision - the act of banishing a member of a church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the church; cutting a person off from a religious society
relegation - mild banishment; consignment to an inferior position; "he has been relegated to a post in Siberia"
rustication - banishment into the country
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1. prohibition, ban, damning, dooming, boycott, embargo, rejection, condemnation, censure, denunciation, interdict the proscription of all customs not conforming to religious law
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proscription[prəʊsˈkrɪpʃən] N → proscripción f
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
proscription[prəʊˈskrɪpʃən] n (= prohibition) → interdiction f
the proscription of sth → l'interdiction de qch
the proscription against sth → l'interdiction de qch
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
proscription[prəʊsˈkrɪpʃ/ən] n → proscrizione f
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