Definition Of interdict

verb

an authoritative prohibition.

an interdict against marriage of those of close kin

intercept and prevent the movement of (a prohibited commodity or person).

the police established roadblocks throughout the country for interdicting drugs

prohibit or forbid (something).

society will never interdict sex

Example Of interdict

  • A classic example of the limited nature of the Korean War was the prohibition against crossing the Yalu River to engage enemy forces or interdict lines of communication.

  • A mother could, however, take out an interdict to stop the test by arguing it was not in the child's interests - and this is where a major ethical minefield opens up.

  • a papal interdict

  • an interdict against marriage of those of close kin

  • An interim interdict banning the newspaper from describing the behaviour of the prince and other royals was awarded at the Court of Session in Edinburgh.


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