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proscription n

1 : the act of proscribing
: the state of being proscribed
2 : an imposed restraint or restriction
pro·scrip·tive [-skrip-tiv]

pro·scrip·tive·ly adv

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.