Forbidden - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |fərˈbɪdn|  American pronunciation of the word forbidden
Brit.  |fəˈbɪd(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word forbidden
- this word is a past participle form of the irregular verbto forbid

adjective

- excluded from use or mention(syn: out, prohibited, proscribed, taboo, tabu, verboten)

forbidden fruit

Examples

It is forbidden to smoke at school.

Alcohol is strictly forbidden in Saudi Arabia.

The Great Mosque is forbidden to Christians.

Sex was always a forbidden topic.

Forbidden fruit is always more attractive.

She was forbidden by her parents to marry him.

She was forbidden from marrying him.

...hunting is strictly forbidden in the wildlife refuge...

Advertisers are now forbidden to deceive the public with false claims.

I am forbidden tobacco.

They were strictly forbidden to engage in any business.

The publication of debates was at that time strictly forbidden.

All banks are forbidden to trust this man any more.

The consumption of alcohol on the premises is forbidden.

He was expressly forbidden to speak to the girl.

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