embargo embargo  /ɛm ˈbɑr ɡoʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a government order imposing a trade barrier
  2. (v) ban the publication of (documents), as for security or copyright reasons
  3. (v) prevent commerce

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. A re-run of that 70's embargo seems doesn't seem likely at least not yet.
  2. Veto any legislation that will lift the embargo; 2.
  3. That's one argument for easing the embargo.

News

  1. Russian Diplomats Wield Their Missiles Deftly

    Russian S-300 announcement came couple of days after EU announced that it might lift embargo on selling weapons to rebels. The embargo is a farce, because Russia is shipping weapons to regime all the time.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Strategy Page

  2. BBA Says Libor Submissions to Be Embargoed for Three Months

    The British Bankers’ Association said it will embargo lenders’ individual contributions to the London interbank offered rate for three months as part of an effort to restore confidence in the scandal-tainted benchmark.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. 'Man of Steel' Is Big, Loud, Serious, Maybe Only Pretty Good

    Well, the embargo broke on Man of Steel reviews late last night, and the response to Zack Snyder's hotly anticipated reboot of the Superman franchise is decidedly... mixed. This version of the superhero icon is heavy on the action and heavy on the seriousness, which some critics say drags down one of the biggest blockbusters of the year. Others have declared it a triumph. And like it or not ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Atlantic Wire via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "We will press for strong action by the United Nations, including an arms embargo on Zimbabwe and travel ban on regime officials," Bush said.
    on Jun 28, 2008 By: President Bush Source: USA Today

  2. In April, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said: "It is my personal belief that the Castros do not want to see an end to the embargo because they would lose all of their excuses for what hasn't happened in Cuba in the last 50 years."
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: MiamiHerald.com

  3. "There is momentum in these discussions," Regev told the Associated Press Television News. "We are hopeful that a deal will be based on a total cessation of Hamas fire into Israel and an arms embargo to prevent Hamas from rearming is close...
    on Jan 15, 2009 By: Mark Regev Source: USA Today

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