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1‘the act forbade discrimination on the grounds of sex’
prohibit, ban, outlaw, make illegal, veto, proscribe, disallow, preclude, exclude, rule out, bar, debar, block, stop, put a stop to, put an end to, declare taboo
informal give the red light to, give the thumbs down to, put the kibosh on
North American interdict
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