Prohibitive Definition

-tôrē
adjective
Prohibiting or tending to prohibit something.
Webster's New World
Such as to prevent purchase, use, etc.
Cost-prohibitive.
Webster's New World
So likely to win as to discourage competition.
The prohibitive favorite to win the nomination.
American Heritage

Costly to the extreme; beyond budget.

I'd like to visit Europe someday, but the cost is prohibitive right now.
Wiktionary
noun

(linguistics) Negative imperative.

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Other Word Forms of Prohibitive

Noun

Singular:
prohibitive
Plural:
prohibitives

Origin of Prohibitive

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