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1. embargo

noun. ['ɛmˈbɑːrgoʊ'] a government order imposing a trade barrier.

Synonyms

  • trade embargo
  • trade barrier
  • import barrier

Antonyms

  • free
  • natural object
  • unstuff
  • show

Etymology

  • embargar (Spanish)

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Rhymes with Embargo

  • tamargo
  • mccargo
  • key-largo
  • camargo
  • spargo
  • vargo
  • margot
  • margo
  • largo

How do you pronounce embargo?

Pronounce embargo as ɛmˈbɑrgoʊ.

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Sentences with embargo


1. Noun, singular or mass
In 1961, Eisenhower imposed a full trade embargo on Cuba and cut off diplomatic relations as well.

2. embargo

verb. ['ɛmˈbɑːrgoʊ'] ban the publication of (documents), as for security or copyright reasons.

Synonyms

  • censor

Antonyms

  • go on
  • activity

Etymology

  • embargar (Spanish)

3. embargo

verb. ['ɛmˈbɑːrgoʊ'] prevent commerce.

Synonyms

  • halt
  • kibosh
  • stop

Antonyms

  • unfreeze
  • unblock
  • remember
  • ability

Etymology

  • embargar (Spanish)
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