Criminal and prohibition

proscribe
(v)
prǝ-SCRIBE
Meaning

outlaw; make illegal

1st Sample Sentence

The state government is threatening to proscribe the sale of deshi daru.

Root

pro (before)#scribere (to write) (Latin)

Synonyms

interdict, proscribe

Mnemonics

A doctor Prescribes medicines and Proscribes unhealthy food. When you want a magazine, you PREscribe (subscribe) it. Similarly when you want to stop it, you will have to PROSCRIBE. SO PROSCRIBE = prohibit

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