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embargo
used in Unbroken - adapted for young adults

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Definition
to stop commerce or the order to do so — usually a government imposed trade barrier
  • To stop Japan, President Franklin Roosevelt declared an embargo—a trade ban—on war-making materials.
    p. 45.7
  • Soon, he'd declare an oil embargo, freeze Japanese assets in America, and finally ban all trade with Japan.
    p. 45.7

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