prohibition

USAGE NOTE
This word must begin with a capital letter in the sense shown in 3).
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (act of prohibiting)
a. la prohibición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The agreement resulted in the prohibition of nuclear testing for five years.El acuerdo resultó en la prohibición de llevar a cabo pruebas nucleares durante cinco años.
2. (ban)
a. la prohibición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The government imposed a prohibition on imports from China.El gobierno impuso una prohibición sobre las importaciones de China.
3. (history)
a. la Prohibición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Cuba became a popular destination for Americans during Prohibition.Cuba se convirtió en un destino popular entre los estadounidenses durante la Prohibición.
b. la Ley Seca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The introduction of Prohibition led to a black market for alcohol.La introducción de la Ley Seca dio lugar a un mercado negro de alcohol.
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prohibition
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la prohibición
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (history)
a.
Prohibitionla Ley Seca
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prohibition [ˌprəʊɪˈbɪʃən]
noun
prohibición (f)
Prohibition (US) la ley seca; la Prohibición
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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