Interdict means to forbid, to nix, to veto. If your parents find out you're planning a party for a time when they're away , they will interdict it.

If your principal has interdicted gum-chewing at school, he might set up a few random check points, interdicting gum-chewing students with detentions and a command to instantly spit out their offensive, long-lasting candy. To interdict, pope-style, is to in essence excommunicate, or prohibit a person or especially a place from the functions and privileges of the church.

Definitions of interdict
  1. verb
    command against
    synonyms: disallow, forbid, nix, prohibit, proscribe, veto
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    allow, countenance, let, permit
    consent to, give permission
    allow, grant
    let have
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    prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure
    bar, debar, exclude
    prevent from entering; keep out
    issue an injunction
    criminalise, criminalize, illegalise, illegalize, outlaw
    declare illegal; outlaw
    ban, censor
    forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)
    type of:
    command, require
    make someone do something
  2. noun
    an ecclesiastical censure by the Roman Catholic Church withdrawing certain sacraments and Christian burial from a person or all persons in a particular district
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    animadversion, censure
    harsh criticism or disapproval
  3. noun
    a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity
    synonyms: interdiction
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    court order
    a writ issued by a court of law requiring a person to do something or to refrain from doing something
    ban, prohibition, proscription
    a decree that prohibits something
  4. verb
    destroy by firepower, such as an enemy's line of communication
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    destroy, destruct
    do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of
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