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Definition 1: rejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for proscription in the sense of this definition

(proscription is a kind of ...) the act of rejecting something

"his proposals were met with rejection"

(... is a kind of proscription ) the formal act of pronouncing (someone or something) accursed

(... is a kind of proscription ) the act of expelling a lawyer from the practice of law

(... is a kind of proscription ) the act of forcing out someone or something

"the ejection of troublemakers by the police" "the child's expulsion from school"

(... is a kind of proscription ) the act of expelling a person from their native land

"men in exile dream of hope" "his deportation to a penal colony" "the expatriation of wealthy farmers" "the sentence was one of transportation for life"

(... is a kind of proscription ) the act of banishing a member of a church from the communion of believers and the privileges of the church; cutting a person off from a religious society

(... is a kind of proscription ) mild banishment; consignment to an inferior position

"he has been relegated to a post in Siberia"

(... is a kind of proscription ) banishment into the country

Definition 2: a decree that prohibits something - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for proscription in the sense of this definition

(proscription is a kind of ...) a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)

"a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"

(... is a kind of proscription ) an order that bans something

(... is a kind of proscription ) (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity

"injunction were formerly obtained by writ but now by a judicial order"

(... is a kind of proscription ) a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity

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