embargo

  

Definition

Official suspension of import and/or export of some specific or all goods, to or from a specific port, country, or region, for political, health, or labor related reasons, for a specified or indefinite period.

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  • The United States of America has a long standing embargo in place with Cuba which was meant to penalize the country for their communist beliefs.

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  • Because of the embargo with the country Cuba people in the United States are not able to get Cuban Cigars.

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  • Due to its communist beliefs, the country of Cuba has been under a long-term embargo by the United States of America.

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