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English definition of “prohibit”


verb [T]     /prəʊˈhɪbɪt/ formal
B2 to officially forbid something: [often passive] Smoking is prohibited on most international flights . [+ from + doing sth] The new law prohibits people from drinking alcohol in the street . a prohibited substance Forbidding and banning things
prohibition     /ˌprəʊhɪˈbɪʃən/ noun [U] the prohibition of drugs Forbidding and banning thingsRules and laws
(Definition of prohibit verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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