Interdiction in the military sense of the term means 'blocking.' One can prevent enemy forces from reaching their destination through interdiction. Missiles and aircraft must penetrate interdiction measures to reach their targets.

In`ter*dic"tion (?), n. [L. interdictio: cf. F. interdiction.]

The act of interdicting; prohibition; prohibiting decree; curse; interdict.

The truest issue of thy throne By his own interdiction stands accurst. Shak.


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