in·ter·dic·tion /ˌin-tər-'dik-shən/ n
1 in the civil law of Louisiana: removal of the right to care for one's own person and affairs – called also complete interdiction, full interdiction; compare limited interdiction
2: the act or an instance of interdicting
interdiction of drugs

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

index canon, constraint (restriction), decree, injunction, obviation, prohibition, proscription, refusal, restriction, veto

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


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  • interdiction — [ ɛ̃tɛrdiksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • interdition 1410; lat. interdictio 1 ♦ Action d interdire. ⇒ 1. défense, prohibition. Interdiction de qqch. à qqn. Interdiction de stationner. Interdiction absolue, formelle de pénétrer en un lieu. Interdiction rituelle.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • interdiction — Interdiction. s. f. v. Defense par sentence, ou arrest a un Officier, de faire aucune fonction de sa charge, ou à une Cour de juger. Il a obtenu un arrest d interdiction contre ce Presidial. les actes que fait un Officier durant son interdiction… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Interdiction — In ter*dic tion, n. [L. interdictio: cf. F. interdiction.] The act of interdicting; prohibition; prohibiting decree; curse; interdict. [1913 Webster] The truest issue of thy throne By his own interdiction stands accurst. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interdiction — mid 15c., enterdiccioun, from L. interdictionem (nom. interdictio) prohibition, interdiction, noun of action from pp. stem of interdicere (see INTERDICT (Cf. interdict)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • INTERDICTION — s. f. Défense, prohibition. L interdiction d un genre de commerce. Cette interdiction blesse des intérêts qu il eût fallu ménager.   Il signifie particulièrement, Défense, perpétuelle ou temporaire, de continuer l exercice de certaines fonctions …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • interdiction — (in tèr di ksion ; en vers, de cinq syllabes) s. f. 1°   Action d interdire, d empêcher, de prohiber. Frapper d interdiction. •   Cette interdiction de remontrances [du parlement] sous Louis XIV pendant près de cinquante années est une partie… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • INTERDICTION — n. f. Action d’interdire. L’interdiction d’un genre de commerce. Cette interdiction blesse des intérêts qu’il eût fallu ménager. Il signifie particulièrement Défense, perpétuelle ou temporaire, de continuer l’exercice de certaines fonctions,… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • Interdiction — The purpose of interdiction is to delay, disrupt, or destroy enemy forces or supplies en route to the battle area. A distinction is often made between strategic and tactical interdiction. The former refers to operations whose effects are broad… …   Wikipedia

  • interdiction — /interdikshan/ French law. Every person who, on account of insanity, has become incapable of controlling his own interests, can be put under the control of a guardian, who shall administer his affairs with the same effect as he might himself.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • interdiction — /in teuhr dik sheuhn/, n. 1. an act or instance of interdicting. 2. the state of being interdicted. 3. an interdict. 4. steady bombardment of enemy positions and communications lines for the purpose of delaying and disorganizing progress. [1485… …   Universalium

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