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Meaning of PROHIBITIVE

Pronunciation:  prow'hibitiv

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  tending to discourage (especially of prices); "the price was prohibitive"
 

PROHIBITIVE is a 11 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: preventative, preventive, prohibitory
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pro*hib"it*ive\, a. [Cf. F. prohibitif.]
That prohibits; prohibitory; as, a tax whose effect is
prohibitive.

 

 

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