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Dictionary Definition

forbidden (See forbid)

Verb

1 command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store" [syn: prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow] [ant: permit, permit]
2 keep from happening or arising; have the effect of preventing; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer" [syn: prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude] [also: forbidding, forbidden, forbade, forbad]forbidden adj : excluded from use or mention; "forbidden fruit"; "in our house dancing and playing cards were out"; "a taboo subject" [syn: out(p), prohibited, proscribed, taboo, tabu, verboten]

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English

Pronunciation

Adjective

forbidden
  1. not allowed

Translations

  • Dutch: verboden
  • Finnish: kielletty
  • French: interdit
  • Indonesian: dilarang
  • Italian: vietato
  • Kurdish:
    Sorani: قه‌ده‌غه‌
  • Romanian: interzis

Related terms

Verb

forbidden
  1. past participle of forbid

Extensive Definition

Forbidden or forbid may refer to a number of things:
  • It is an English word referring to something that is off-limits.

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  • "ForBiddeN", nickname of model/stylist Christine Dolce, popularized by networking website MySpace
forbidden in French: Forbidden

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