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prohibit

Definition of prohibit

Pronunciation

Verb

to prohibit (third-person singular simple present prohibits, present participle prohibiting, simple past and past participle prohibited)

  1. (transitive) To forbid, disallow, or proscribe; to make illegal or illicit.

    The restaurant prohibits smoking on the patio.

Synonyms

  • forbid
  • disallow
  • ban

Related terms

See also

  • interdict
  • debar
  • prevent
  • hinder

References:

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