the era in US history where the federal government, via constitutional amendment, made a failed attempt to make the United States a dry nation
During Prohibition, you were not permitted to have booze at any age.
by fenderstrat21 October 8, 2006
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Things which you are not supposed to do, but choose to do.
I did not plan to do something so prohibited in a rented cadillac, but sometimes a chance stumbles into your life and you just have to go with it.
by Jen March 29, 2004
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Term used in the legal world to describe the price of Apple products, especially tablet based computers that are otherwise irresistable to normal everyday consumers.
Wow I want that Ipad, even if it is prohibitatively expensive
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The act in which a substance such as Alcohol is banned from a household, by a family member or group of family members, after a event or

series of events that resulted in a negative outcome in which the substance is blamed.
Steve : Hey guys lets go to Bobs tonight for drinks!
John: No we can't! Bob's Dad got drunk and destroyed the house and his Mom declared a Home Prohibition.
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A period of time at a party where everyone stops partying to hide all of the alcohol for fear that cops or parents have showed up.
John: Hey, why is everyone hiding all the booze?

Jake: Prohibition intermission man, they saw a cop drive by.
by Bstaff19 February 28, 2011
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It is something that still doesn't work.
Liz:Pass the bong.
Tom:What about marijuana prohibition?
Liz:What the fuck is that?
by Liz420666 October 5, 2004
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An argument for the decision to discontinue further action based on a personal determination that too much effort is required to complete a task or enterprise.
Jerry-- "I couldn't stand college... I considered a B.S. as labor-prohibitive... I settled for a B.A. in general studies and was glad to be out in five."
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