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Oxford dictionary definition of the word interdict:
an authoritative prohibition, in particular:
Law, chiefly Scottish a court order forbidding an act; a negative injunction.
(in the Roman Catholic Church) a sentence debarring a person or place from ecclesiastical functions and privileges:
a papal interdict
[with object] chiefly North American
1prohibit or forbid (something):
society will never interdict sex
(interdict someone from) prohibit someone from (doing something):
I have not been interdicted from consuming alcoholic beverages
2intercept and prevent the movement of (a prohibited commodity or person):
army efforts to interdict enemy supply shipments
Military impede (an enemy force), especially by bombing lines of communication or supply.
Middle English entredite (in the ecclesiastical sense), from Old French entredit, from Latin interdictum, past participle of interdicere ‘interpose, forbid by decree’, from inter- ‘between’ + dicere ‘say’. The spelling change in the 16th century was due to association with the Latin form