|Flashcards: Latin Derivatives|
1) to prohibit; to interdict; 2) to put outside the protection of the law; to banish, exile.
One expects a dictator to proscribe the use of shortwave radios, lest the populace become aware of their miserable condition vis-à-vis that of a free people.
Related English words: proscription (a proscribing or being proscribed; a prohibition), proscriptive (proscribing)
Latin root words: proscribo, proscribere, proscripsi, proscriptus - to make known; to advertise; to confiscate; to outlaw; scribo, scribere, scripsi, scriptus - to write; proscriptio, proscriptionis, f. - advertisement; proscription