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Promoting and restricting freedom: verbs


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ban
Certain countries completely b_____ the sale of guns.
authorize
The president will a_______ the construction of a new nuclear power plant
criminalise
Many governments c________ the sales and possession of drugs making them illegal
prohibit
The US decided to p______ alcohol at the beginning of the 20th century, which meant it was illegal to buy or sell alcohol.
curb
Worries about job security might c_____ consumers' spending, that is - not stop completely, but reduce or restrain.
legalize
Uruguay decided to l________ marijuana last year, which means it's no longer a crime to sell or buy it.
grant
Governments are more and more reluctant to g_______ asylum to refugees
permit
Some teachers p______ food in class, which means it is allowed.
restrict
Cities can r_______ groups of protesters FROM gathering on residential streets
prevent
Censoring the Internet can p_______ people FROM viewing explicit content