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Turkish translation of “forbid”

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forbid

verb [T]
 
 
/fəˈbɪd/ ( 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. [often passive, + from + doing sth] He is forbidden from leaving the country.Forbidding and banning things
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.Intensifying expressions
forbidden adjective B1 not allowed by an official rule
yasaklanan, men edilen
Smoking is strictly forbidden in this area.Forbidding and banning thingsObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantDisobedientBad and wrong behaviour
Translations of “forbid”
in Korean 금지하다…
in Arabic يَمْنَع…
in French défendre (de)…
in Italian proibire, vietare…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指官方)禁止,不許,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 ~を禁じる…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指官方)禁止,不许,阻止,妨碍…
(Definition of forbid from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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