forbiddance vs prohibition what difference

what is difference between forbiddance and prohibition

English

Noun

forbiddance (countable and uncountable, plural forbiddances)

  1. An act of forbidding, prohibition; an official edict against something.
    • 1786, Hester Thrale Piozzi, Thraliana, 16 August:
      [T]hat such Shows should be prohibited is very rational & proper—it is however curious to see how little forbiddance is necessary; for these Superstitious Brutalities die away of themselves gradually [] .

Synonyms

  • ban

Related terms

  • prohibition

Translations

References

  • “forbiddance” in WordNet 3.0, Princeton University, 2006.


English

Etymology

From Anglo-Norman and Old French prohibicion, from Latin prohibitiō.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌpɹəʊ(h)ɪˈbɪʃən/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˌpɹoʊ(h)ɪˈbɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -ɪʃən
  • Hyphenation: pro‧hi‧bi‧tion

Noun

prohibition (countable and uncountable, plural prohibitions)

  1. An act of prohibiting, forbidding, disallowing, or proscribing something.
  2. A law prohibiting the manufacture or sale of alcohol.
  3. A period of time when specific socially disapproved consumables are considered controlled substances.

Synonyms

  • forbode

Antonyms

  • permission

Related terms

  • prohibit

Translations


French

Etymology

First attested in Old French, borrowed from Latin prohibitiō

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pʁɔ.i.bi.sjɔ̃/

Noun

prohibition f (plural prohibitions)

  1. prohibition
    1. (specifically) prohibition of alcohol

Related terms

  • prohiber

Further reading

  • “prohibition” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

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