Definition of interdiction noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌɪntəˈdɪkʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌɪntərˈdɪkʃn//
[uncountable] (formal, especially North American English)
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the act of stopping something that is being transported from one place from reaching another place, especially by using force the Customs Service’s drug interdiction programs The US committed its military forces to the interdiction of oil shipments prohibited under the sanctions.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: interdiction