Embargo - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- prevent commerce
...there's a standing embargo against the use of foul language in this house...
I lay no embargo on anybody's words.
Many allies are pushing to lift the embargo.
Several countries embargoed arms shipments to Yugoslavia.
Aristide asked the United Nations to embargo all trade with Haiti.
This product was embargoed by the British.
The U.S. embargoes Libya
Congress may bow to public pressure and lift the arms embargo.
The trade embargo has been in force for a year.
the furor over the oil embargo
The United Nations will lift its arms embargo against the country.
present participle: embargoing
past tense: embargoed
past participle: embargoed