Prohibition - definition and synonyms

 

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/ˌprəʊɪˈbɪʃ(ə)n/
  1. in the US, the period from 1920 to 1933 when it was illegal to make or sell alcoholic drinks. A place that illegally served alcoholic drinks during this time was called a speakeasy.

derived word

Prohibitionist

noun [uncountable]