parts of speech: noun
sentence or phrase from text: The city's prohibition of smoking in restaurants is illegal.
1 : the act of prohibiting by authority
2 : an order to restrain or stop
3 : often capitalized : the forbidding by law of the manufacture, transportation, and sale of alcoholic liquors except for medicinal and sacramental purposes
synonyms: banning, barring, enjoying, forbidding, interdicting, interdiction, outlawing, prohibiting, proscribing, proscription
antonyms: allowance, permission, sufferance, toleration, approval, clearance, license, sanction, encouragement, promotion, support, compliance, obediance, submission
other forms of word: There are none.
my own sentence: There was much prohibition of liquor.my picture: none yet
First known use: 14th century
History and Etymology: None known.