Meaning of prohibitive

pro•hib•i•tive

Pronunciation: (prō-hib'i-tiv), [key]
— adj.
  1. serving or tending to prohibit or forbid something.
  2. sufficing to prevent the use, purchase, etc., of something: prohibitive prices.
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