Translation of "forbid" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb [ T ] uk /fəˈbɪd/ us present participle forbidding, past tense forbade, past participle forbidden

B2 to order someone not to do something, or to say that something must not happen

yasaklamak, men etmek
[ + to do sth ] I forbid you to see that boy again.
God/Heaven forbid!

something you say when you hope that something will not happen

Allah korusun!, Maazallah!, Olmaz inşallah!
[ + (that) ] God forbid that he should die during the operation.
forbidden adjective

B1 not allowed by an official rule

yasaklanan, men edilen
Smoking is strictly forbidden in this area.

(Translation of “forbid” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)