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Prohibition 1100 Words You Need

Prohibition 1100 Words You Need

/ˌprəʊ.hɪˈbɪʃ.ən/ (noun)

the act of forbidding or banning someone or something, stop someone from doing something, exclusion, proscription, prevention, ruling out, veto

The Eighteenth Amendment (Amendment XVIII) of the United States Constitution established the prohibition of alcohol in the United States. The amendment was proposed by Congress on December 18, 1917, and was ratified by the requisite number of states on January 16, 1919. The Eighteenth Amendment was repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment on December 5, 1933.

The Eighteenth Amendment was the product of decades of efforts by the temperance movement, which held that a ban on the sale of alcohol would ameliorate poverty and other societal issues. The Eighteenth Amendment declared the production, transport, and sale of intoxicating liquors illegal, though it did not outlaw the actual consumption of alcohol. Shortly after the amendment was ratified, Congress passed the Volstead Act to provide for the federal enforcement of Prohibition. The Volstead Act declared that liquor, wine, and beer all qualified as intoxicating liquors and were therefore prohibited. Under the terms of the Eighteenth Amendment, Prohibition began on January 17, 1920, one year after the amendment was ratified.

Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/

Antonym: permission

Verb: prohibit: ban, forbid, bar, exclude, proscribe, rule out, veto, disallow

Adjective: prohibited

Farsi: حرمت ، ممنوعيت ، نهى ، تحريم ، ممانعت ، قدغن ، صدور حکم منع


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