proscribir
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proscribir(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to prohibit)
a. to outlaw
Una gran parte de la población está a favor de proscribir la venta de armas en el país.A large portion of the population is in favor of outlawing the sale of weapons in the country.
b. to ban
Las autoridades decidieron proscribir la venta de alcohol.The authorities decided to ban the sale of alcohol.
c. to proscribe
La directora proscribió el uso de celulares en horas de clase.The principal proscribed the use of cell phones during school hours.
2. (to expel)
a. to banish
La iglesia proscribió al autor de los escritos paganos.The church banished the author of the pagan writings.
b. to exile
El gobierno proscribió al general acusado de traición.The government exiled the general accused of treason.
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proscribir
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (prohibir)
a. to ban
2. (desterrar)
a. to banish
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proscribir
transitive verb
1 (prohibir) (gen) to prohibit; ban; [+partido] to proscribe; outlaw; [+criminal] to outlaw; [+asunto] to ban
proscribir un tema de su conversación to banish a topic from one's conversation
2 (desterrar) to banish; exile
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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