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Word: embargo

Definition: ban on commerce or other activity


Sentences Containing 'embargo'

She wanted to talk, but there seemed to be an embargo on every subject.
I had not yet seen it, and upon this notice of an intended invasion, I avoided appearing on that side of the coast, for fear of being discovered, by some of the enemy’s ships, who had received no intelligence of me; all intercourse between the two empires having been strictly forbidden during the war, upon pain of death, and an embargo laid by our emperor upon all vessels whatsoever.
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