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prohibit

verb uk   /prəˈhɪb.ɪt/ us  
B2 [T often passive] to officially refuse to allow something: Motor vehicles are prohibited from driving in the town centre. The government introduced a law prohibiting tobacco advertisements on TV. Parking is strictly prohibited between these gates. [T] to prevent a particular activity by making it impossible: The loudness of the music prohibits serious conversation in most nightclubs.
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in Korean -을 법으로 금지하다…
in Arabic يَمْنَع…
in French interdire…
in Turkish yasaklamak, menetmek…
in Italian proibire…
in Chinese (Traditional) 禁止, 阻止, 妨礙…
in Russian запрещать…
in Polish zabraniać, zakazywać…
in Spanish prohibir…
in Portuguese proibir…
in German verbieten…
in Catalan prohibir…
in Japanese ~を禁止する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 禁止, 阻止, 妨碍…
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