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embargo
used in Gulliver's Travels

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Definition
to stop commerce or the order to do so — usually a government imposed trade barrier
  • I had not yet seen it, and upon this notice of an intended invasion, I avoided appearing on that side of the coast, for fear of being discovered, by some of the enemy's ships, who had received no intelligence of me; all intercourse between the two empires having been strictly forbidden during the war, upon pain of death, and an embargo laid by our emperor upon all vessels whatsoever.
    Part 1 — A Voyage to Lilliput (52% in)

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