• WordNet 3.6
    • n interdiction a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity
    • n interdiction authoritative prohibition
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Interdiction The act of interdicting; prohibition; prohibiting decree; curse; interdict. "The truest issue of thy throne
      By his own interdiction stands accurst."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n interdiction The act of interdicting; authoritative prohibition; declaratory estoppel.
    • n interdiction In law, judicial restraint imposed upon one who, from unsoundness of mind, weakness, or improvidence, is incapable of managing his own affairs, or is liable to imposition. An inquisition of lunacy relates to the present or past. The interdiction expressed or implied by the confirmation of the inquisition and the appointment of a guardian relates to the future, and from the time of interdiction no act of the person is valid without the intervention of the court.
    • n interdiction In Roman law, an edict or decree of the pretor to meet the circumstances of a particular case, but granted usually from considerations of a public character. See interdict, n., 2.
    • n interdiction Same as interdict, n., 4.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. interdictio,: cf. F. interdiction,


In literature:

This I mean sternly to interdict, and to do so to-day as a work of piety.
"The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete" by John Forster
As a rule, also, beer, wine, and other stimulants are to be interdicted.
"Essentials of Diseases of the Skin" by Henry Weightman Stelwagon
Discovered pit of marl in his glebe; was interdicted by the heritors from working it, but received authority to do so from Court of Session.
"Chronicles of Strathearn" by Various
The archbishop laid Paris under interdict and the influence of St. Bernard himself was needed to compose the quarrel.
"The Story of Paris" by Thomas Okey
Against these connections, the present Governor has very properly set his face, and positively interdicted them.
"Trade and Travel in the Far East" by G. F. Davidson
They declared interdicts and the cessation of divine services.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898" by Various
He was excommunicated at once, and every place which should harbor him stricken with an interdict.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 07" by Various
Public games, interdicted at Lima, are permitted at Chorillos during the whole summer.
"The Pearl of Lima" by Jules Verne
The Latin was positively interdicted.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
Interdict, England under, 178.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner

In poetry:

From this session interdict
Every fowl of tyrant wing,
Save the eagle, feather'd king;
Keep the obsequy so strict.
"The Phoenix And The Turtle" by William Shakespeare
This was the Interdicted Tree,
Of which 'twas said: "Thou shall not eat,"
And if thou dost, the penalty
Shall be thy Death! a judgment meet.
"Banishment Of Man From The Garden Of The Lord" by James Madison Bell
How oft my burning cheek as if
By Zephyrus was fanned,
And nothing interdicted pain
Or seemed to make me well again
So quick as mother's hand.
"My Mother's Hand" by Hattie Howard

In news:

Investigations on Hurd Road outside Bethel Woods Performing Arts Center were conducted during the Phish concert by associates of the Troop F Underage Drinker Interdiction.
Media / News The CPD 's Package Interdiction Team.
Media / News The CPD's Package Interdiction Team.
Those canine handlers who train but miss the opportunity to work with parcels and become involved in parcel interdictions are missing a great opportunity.
Justifying your crime interdiction efforts.
This 60-foot semi-submersible at the Coast Guard base in Key West, Fla. Was captured by a US drug interdiction task force.
The USS De Wert has been on several missions during its 19 years of service, including a drug-interdiction campaign in 2000 during which a drug smuggler's speedboat rammed the frigate.
After legalization of recreational marijuana use in two US states, Mexico may rein in interdiction efforts.
Local police are often assigned to multi-agency task forces focusing on drug interdiction.
Local police are often assigned to multiagency task forces focusing on drug interdiction.
If cocaine can be smuggled into the US without interdiction, we cannot dismiss the possibility of an Iranian nuke ending up in Manhattan.
When I conduct parcel trainings or actual parcel interdictions I use the entire area.
Just to share some of my personal experience with parcel interdiction with you all: We recently assisted with a parcel interdiction and had great success.
Here, here to an Aug 22 letter writer for extolling the virtues of the state-of-the-art heart attack interdiction facilities at Maui Memorial Medical Center, and his recognition of the federal funding that made this possible.
Some claimed this as vindication of the US drug interdiction strategy there.

In science:

Various formulations of the network interdiction problem have existed for many decades now.
Optimal Interdiction of Unreactive Markovian Evaders
Interdiction of an edge at index i, j is represented by setting ri j = 1 and ri j = 0 if the edge is not interdicted.
Optimal Interdiction of Unreactive Markovian Evaders
In general some edges are more suitable for interdiction than others.
Optimal Interdiction of Unreactive Markovian Evaders
For brevity, we will not discuss node interdiction further except in the proofs of Sec. 3 where we consider both cases.
Optimal Interdiction of Unreactive Markovian Evaders
If edge (i, j) has been interdicted (ri j = 1) and the evader traverses it then the evader will not reach j with probability di j .
Optimal Interdiction of Unreactive Markovian Evaders