interdiction interdiction  /ˌɪn tər ˈdɪk ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) authoritative prohibition
  2. (n) a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity

Usage(s):

  1. Air-to-surface tactical missile designed for close air support, interdiction, and defense suppression.
  2. As Thailand's drug interdiction efforts heightened in the 1990s, China's role as a narcotics conduit became even more crucial.
  3. Designed for traditional strike applications such as interdiction and close air support without compromising its fighter capabilities.

News

  • Garden City man charged after alleged heroin bust

    BOISE -- A 21-year-old Garden City man is in the Ada County jail on felony drug charges after police say he was busted selling heroin at a Garden City home on Saturday. Chadwick D. Pasquini, 21, was arrested shortly after 3 p.m. at a home near Riverside Drive and North River Cove Lane. Members of the Boise Area Narcotics and Drug Interdiction Task Force (BANDIT) made the arrest. Officers ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KTVB Boise

Quotes

  1. Lott said the US should try to stop the flow of munitions through Iran to Iraq but that "you do that by interdiction ...... you don't do it by invasion."
    on Feb 11, 2007 By: Trent Lott Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "We've got to start dealing with the source of the problem. We can't expect to rely upon interdiction to be our tool in order to stop these products," Basham said.
    on Jun 14, 2007 By: Ralph Basham Source: CNN International

  3. "This is a resolution we have to implement," Wang told reporters. "The question was raised whether China will do inspections. Inspections yes, but inspection is different then interdiction and interception. I think different countries will do...
    on Oct 16, 2006 By: Wang Guangya Source: USA Today

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