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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pro·scribe /proˈskraɪb/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·scribe v. t. [imp. & p. p. Proscribed p. pr. & vb. n. Proscribing.]
 1. To doom to destruction; to put out of the protection of law; to outlaw; to exile; as, Sylla and Marius proscribed each other's adherents.
    Robert Vere, Earl of Oxford, . . . was banished the realm, and proscribed.   --Spenser.
 2. To denounce and condemn; to interdict; to prohibit; as, the Puritans proscribed theaters.
    The Arian doctrines were proscribed and anathematized in the famous Council of Nice.   --Waterland.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night";
          "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store" [syn: forbid,
           prohibit, interdict, veto, disallow] [ant: permit,