Bedeutung von “forbid” im Essential American English Dictionary

forbid

verb us /fərˈbɪd/ present participle forbidding, past tense forbade, past participle forbidden

to tell someone that he or shemust not do something:

The school forbids / students to smoke.
National Park regulations forbid hunting.
forbidden adjective

B1

Smoking is forbidden (= not allowed) in this area.

(Definition von “forbid” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)