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Noun: interdict  'in-tu(r),dikt
  1. An ecclesiastical censure by the Roman Catholic Church withdrawing certain sacraments and Christian burial from a person or all persons in a particular district
  2. (law) a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity
    - interdiction
Verb: interdict  'in-tu(r),dikt
  1. Destroy by firepower, such as an enemy's line of communication
  2. Command against
    "I interdict you to call me late at night";
    - forbid, prohibit, proscribe, veto, disallow, nix [N. Amer, informal]

Derived forms: interdicts, interdicted, interdicting

Type of: animadversion, ban, censure, command, court order, destroy, destruct, prohibition, proscription, require, spifflicate [Brit, informal], spiflicate [Brit, informal], uncreate [literary]

Encyclopedia: Interdict