Non-prohibitive



[proh-hib-i-tiv] /proʊˈhɪb ɪ tɪv/

adjective
1.
serving or tending to or forbid something.
2.
sufficing to prevent the use, purchase, etc., of something:
prohibitive prices.
/prəˈhɪbɪtɪv/
adjective
1.
prohibiting or tending to prohibit
2.
(esp of prices) tending or designed to discourage sale or purchase
adj.

c.1600, “having the quality of prohibiting,” from prohibit + -ive, or else from French prohibitif (16c.), from Late Latin prohibit-, past participle stem of prohibere. Of prices, rates, etc., “so high as to prevent use,” it is from 1886. Related: Prohibitively.

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