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proscription

(pro-skrip'shon) [L. proscriptio, a written public notice, outlawry]
Restriction of behavior based on cultural or religious beliefs.
See: taboo
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It may be noticed that, thus interpreted, the content of the proscriptive rules varies only slightly across service-type and governance-type relationships.
First, Judge Scalia's view of Laird, which strictly ties claims of fear-based injury to "regulatory, proscriptive, or compulsory" (60) governmental action, can be understood as a high-likelihood standard.
The prominence of the proscriptive rules fosters two misconceptions about the duty of loyalty.
Eliminating pseudonymity on Twitter would surely reduce its supply of unpleasant discourse, as would taking a more proscriptive stance on what kinds of speech Twitter explicitly prohibits.
Proscriptive grammar says this sentence is also wrong: "quick" should be "quickly.
The World Tossed at Tennis (1620) stages proscriptive virtues for the "civic business of public culture" (198).
Speaking to Reuters, Flint said, 'It's not as proscriptive as some thought it might be.
Although far from the proscriptive 800-page document that was expected, the rules do provide a good deal of details to the framework states have to work within.
It bristles with the flabbily proscriptive "inappropriate," the pedagogically vague "expose to," the theologically dubious "creative," the cagily condemnatory first person plural (the guilty "we" that implies "we minus me"), and the ineffectually coercive "we need to.
Despite more proscriptive language throughout, the bill does acknowledge the possibility of alternative materials and design approaches, and as such provides some opportunity for innovation.
This proscriptive approach towards the teaching of history and its insulting pigeonholing demonstrates a complete misunderstanding of history's appeal.
But he added: "It's not our job to be proscriptive.