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proscribe

  

      vb   tr  
1    to condemn or prohibit  
2    to outlaw; banish; exile  
3    (in ancient Rome) to outlaw (a citizen) by posting his name in public  
     (C16: from Latin proscribere to put up a written public notice, from pro- in public + scribere to write)  
  proscriber      n  
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proscribe

  
1    ban, boycott, censure, condemn, damn, denounce, doom, embargo, forbid, interdict, prohibit, reject  
2    attaint     (archaic)   banish, blackball, deport, exclude, excommunicate, exile, expatriate, expel, ostracize, outlaw  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    allow, authorize, endorse, give leave, give permission, license, permit, sanction, warrant  

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