Examples of usage:

  1. Is it proposed by the promoters of a compulsory eight- hours working day that we should have Protection once more, and a prohibitory tariff placed upon all manufactured goods brought from abroad in order to keep up the price of English articles? "Practical Politics; or, the Liberalism of To-day" by Alfred Farthing Robbins
  2. And further, that if they were not exported, if by prohibitory laws they could be retained in a country, the effect on the exchange would counterbalance the effect of high prices. "On The Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation" by David Ricardo
  3. We made such long stops that the lights began to fade out of the farm- windows, but kept bright in the villages, when at a station which we were so long in coming to that we thought it must be next to Granada, a Spanish gentleman got in with us; and though the prohibitory notice of No Fumadores stared him in the face, it did not stare him out of countenance; for he continued to smoke like a locomotive the whole way to our journey's end. "Familiar Spanish Travels" by W. D. Howells
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