Embargo [noun]

Definition of Embargo:

prohibition, restriction

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Sentence/Example of Embargo:

The embargo restriction followed years of the big publishers imposing lending limits and raising prices on ebooks for libraries.

The EU has threatened sanctions against Ankara, but Germany — the current president of the grouping — has historically been reluctant to impose such trade embargoes, which it feels only further reduce the prospects of negotiations.

Between them, it was agreed that there should be no recalling of the past, but the very embargo whetted his appetite.

It had no effect; the price reached 49s., and on the 26th the council laid an embargo on exportation.

As, however, prices were rising, all parties agreed that the embargo was in itself a justifiable measure.

An embargo laid on the export of provisions from Ireland ruined her trade in cattle.

Sir, we believed the embargo unconstitutional; but still that was matter of opinion, and who was to decide it?

One State, holding an embargo law unconstitutional, may declare her opinion, and withdraw from the Union.

The Governor and his council were vested with the power of laying an embargo upon outward bound vessels.

He summoned Englishmen eager for foreign trade to protest against the Spanish embargo, which everywhere they encountered.