Synonyms for embargo
- 1. embargo, trade embargo, trade stoppage, trade barrier, import barrier
- usage: a government order imposing a trade barrier
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- 1. embargo, ban, censor
- usage: ban the publication of (documents), as for security or copyright reasons; "embargoed publications"
- 2. embargo, stop, halt, block, kibosh
- usage: prevent commerce; "The U.S. embargoes Libya"