EMBARGO in a Sentence

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 n.  ban on commerce or other activity
Classic Sentence:
1  She wanted to talk, but there seemed to be an embargo on every subject.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 43
Example Sentence:
1  The government has agreed to lift the embargo imposed ten years ago.
2  The ship was impounded under the terms of the UN trade embargo.
3  The issue of an arms embargo will be at the crux of the negotiations in Geneva.
4  They agreed to raise the trade embargo if three conditions were met.
5  As a result of the embargo, trade with the colonies was at a standstill.