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to interdict
/ˈɪntɝˌdɪkt/
verb
to forbid a specific action
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to disallow
/ˌdɪsəˈɫaʊ/
verb
to reject or forbid something officially
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to ban
/ˈbæn/
verb
to officially forbid or restrict a particular action, item, or practice
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to bar
/ˈbɑɹ/
verb
to not allow someone to do something or go somewhere
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to overrule
/ˈoʊvɝˌɹuɫ/
verb
to use one's official or political authority to change or reject a previously made decision
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to outlaw
/ˈaʊtˌɫɔ/
verb
to officially state that something is illegal
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to veto
/ˈviˌtoʊ/
verb
to reject or prohibit a decision, proposal, or action
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to allow
/əˈɫaʊ/
verb
to let someone or something do a particular thing
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to let
/ˈɫɛt/
verb
to allow something to happen or someone to do something
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to let in
/lˈɛt ˈɪn/
verb
to let something or someone enter a place
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to permit
/ˈpɝˌmɪt/, /pɝˈmɪt/
verb
to allow something or someone to do something
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to license
/ˈɫaɪsəns/
verb
to give permission for the use, practice, or production of something through a formal agreement
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to green light
/ɡɹˈiːn lˈaɪt/
verb
to give permission for something such as plan, project, etc. to proceed
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to consent
/kənˈsɛnt/
verb
to give someone permission to do something or to agree to do it
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to sanction
/ˈsæŋkʃən/
verb
to officially approve of something such as an action, change, practice, etc.
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to authorize
/ˈɔθɝˌaɪz/
verb
to officially give permission to someone or something, for a specific action, process, etc.
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to prohibit
/pɹoʊˈhɪbət/
verb
to formally forbid something from being done, particularly by law
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to forbid
/fɝˈbɪd/, /fɔˈbɪd/
verb
to not give permission typically through the use of authority, rules, etc.
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to proscribe
/pɹoʊsˈkɹaɪb/
verb
to officially ban the existence or practice of something
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