how to pronounce embargo


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embargo is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of embargo in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… placed an oil embargo on countries which …”

meanings of embargo


  1. A temporary ban on making certain information public.
  2. A ban on trade with another country.
  3. An order by the government prohibiting ships from leaving port.


  1. To impose an embargo on a document.
  2. To impose an embargo on trading certain goods with another country.

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