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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.]

pro·scrip′tive adj.
pro·scrip′tive·ly adv.
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We think that's really important because sometimes specific regulatory guidance can be overly proscriptive.