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pro·scrip·tion

 (prō-skrĭp′shən)
n.
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.

proscription

(prəʊˈskrɪpʃən)
n
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]
proˈscriptive adj
proˈscriptively adv
proˈscriptiveness n

pro•scrip•tion

(proʊˈskrɪp ʃən)

n.
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.
pro•scrip′tive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.proscription - a decree that prohibits somethingproscription - 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"
interdict, interdiction - a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity
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"
anathematisation, anathematization - the formal act of pronouncing (someone or something) accursed
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

proscription

noun
1. prohibition, ban, damning, dooming, boycott, embargo, rejection, condemnation, censure, denunciation, interdict the proscription of all customs not conforming to religious law

proscription

noun
Translations

proscription

[prəʊsˈkrɪpʃən] Nproscripción f

proscription

[prəʊˈskrɪpʃən] n (= prohibition) → interdiction f
the proscription of sth → l'interdiction de qch
the proscription against sth → l'interdiction de qch

proscription

nVerbot nt; (= ostracism)Ächtung f; (= banishment)Verbannung f

proscription

[prəʊsˈkrɪpʃn] nproscrizione f
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