Meaning of proscribe

pro•scribe

Pronunciation: (prō-skrīb'), [key]
— -scribed, -scrib•ing.
  1. to denounce or condemn (a thing) as dangerous or harmful; prohibit.
  2. to put outside the protection of the law; outlaw.
  3. to banish or exile.
  4. to announce the name of (a person) as condemned to death and subject to confiscation of property.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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