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1. The act of proscribing; a dooming to death or exile; outlawry; specifically, among the ancient romans, the public offer of a reward for the head of a political enemy; as, under the triumvirate, many of the best Roman citizens fell by proscription. Every victory by either party had been followed by a sanguinary proscription. (Macaulay)

2. The state of being proscribed; denunciation; interdiction; prohibition.

Origin: L. Proscriptio: cf. F. Proscription.