Definition of Embargo:

  1. Official suspension of import and/or export of some specific or all goods, to or from a specific port, country, or region, for political, health, or labor related reasons, for a specified or indefinite period.

Synonyms of Embargo

Eighteenth Amendment, Prohibition Party, Volstead Act, Ban, Bar, Bar out, Barrier, Barring, Block, Blockade, Blockage, Boycott, Cease, Cessation, Check, Circumscription, Contraband, Count out, Cut off, Debar, Debarment, Debarring, Demarcation, Denial, Deny, Disallow, Disallowance, Enjoin, Exception, Exclude, Exclude from, Exclusion, Forbid, Forbiddance, Forbidden fruit, Forbidding, Freeze out, Hinder, Hindrance, Hold back, Hold up, Ignore, Impede, Impediment, Inadmissibility, Index, Index expurgatorius, Index librorum prohibitorum, Inhibit, Inhibition, Injunction, Interdict, Interdiction, Interdictum, Keep out, Law, Leave out, Lock out, Lockout, Narrowing, No-no, Nonadmission, Omission, Omit, Ostracize, Outlaw, Pass over, Preclude, Preclusion, Prevent, Prevention, Prohibit, Prohibition, Prohibitory injunction, Proscribe, Proscription, Refusal, Refuse, Reject, Rejection, Relegate, Relegation, Repress, Repression, Repudiate, Repudiation, Restrain, Restraint, Restrict, Restriction, Restrictive covenants, Retard, Rule out, Ruling out, Say no to, Send to Coventry, Shut out, Statute, Stop, Stoppage, Sumptuary laws, Suppress, Suppression, Taboo, Zoning, Zoning laws

How to use Embargo in a sentence?

  1. Due to its communist beliefs, the country of Cuba has been under a long-term embargo by the United States of America.
  2. Because of the embargo with the country Cuba people in the United States are not able to get Cuban Cigars.
  3. The United States of America has a long standing embargo in place with Cuba which was meant to penalize the country for their communist beliefs.

Meaning of Embargo & Embargo Definition