Noun(1) an ecclesiastical censure by the Roman Catholic Church withdrawing certain sacraments and Christian burial from a person or all persons in a particular district(2) a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity
Verb(1) destroy by firepower, such as an enemy's line of communication(2) command against
(1) The university on Friday obtained an interim interdict prohibiting students from damaging property and harassing other students or staff members.(2) The standard interdict handed out to abusers is hard to enforce, especially where partners have never married or where a relationship has ended in divorce.(3) The A109s├ö├ç├û role is to interdict high-speed smuggling vessels and they are armed with machine guns.(4) We have to be alert and aware and be as well-prepared to interdict and prevent all of those potential forms of attack.(5) Because the government was only about to sign a declaration of intent, a bid to interdict the signing of ├ö├ç├┐supply contracts├ö├ç├û was premature.(6) While city officials prosecuted those who had been arrested, Fenwick placed the church under interdict , effectively closing it for two weeks.(7) The court says it extended the interdict to give the applicant a chance to file a replying affidavit.(8) Since John's response to the interdict was to confiscate the estates of the Church it even helped to ease his financial problem.(9) an interdict against marriage of those of close kin(10) The church reacted to them ├ö├ç├┐with interdict , excommunication, and anathema.├ö├ç├û(11) Resolution 1373 required nations to interdict arms flows and financial transfers to suspected terrorist groups, report on terrorists' movements, and update national legislation to fight them.(12) Similarly, the Proliferation Security Initiative of the United States seeks to interdict on the high seas the transfer of sensitive nuclear materials.(13) Meanwhile, on June 13, a five-judge panel of the SAC issued an interdict against the preliminary implementation of the contract pending a court decision.(14) The issue was resolved only in 1188, and in the intervening decade William was excommunicated and his kingdom placed under an interdict , while numerous appeals were made to Rome.(15) In that year, after long friction between Rome and Venice over matters of papal power in secular affairs, Paul V placed Venice under the interdict on the advice of Bellarmine as his personal theological consultant.(16) He said he had sought legal advice and decided not to oppose the interdict and to pay the centre's legal costs.