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prohibit

verb
 
 
/prəʊˈhɪbɪt/ US   /prəˈhɪbɪt/
to officially stop something from being done by making rules or laws that do not allow it: The government introduced a law prohibiting tobacco advertisements on TV.prohibit sb from doing sth Committee rules prohibit members from buying shares. Smoking in restaurants is now prohibited by law.
Translations of “prohibit”
in Arabic يَمْنَع…
in Korean -을 법으로 금지하다…
in Malaysian melarang…
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 Vietnamese cấm…
in Spanish prohibir…
in Portuguese proibir…
in Thai ห้าม…
in German verbieten…
in Catalan prohibir…
in Japanese ~を禁止する…
in Indonesian melarang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 禁止, 阻止, 妨碍…
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