Today’s Word of the Day for February 8th, 2018, is “ embargo.”
Pronunciation: ( im-BAHR-goh)
Definition: 1- an order of a government prohibiting the departure of commercial ships from its ports
2- a legal prohibition on commerce
4- an order by a common carrier or public regulatory agency prohibiting or restricting freight transportation
Part of Speech: noun
Did You Know: It derives from the Spanish word, “embargar”
Sentence: At one time, the United States established an embargo with Cuba.