Significado de “prohibit” - en el Diccionario Inglés

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prohibit en inglés británico

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prohibitverb

uk /prəˈhɪb.ɪt/ us /prəˈhɪb.ɪt/

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.

Más ejemplos

  • Intermarriage between close relatives is prohibited in most societies.
  • Smoking is prohibited in the building.
  • A law has recently been passed prohibiting the consumption of alcohol in public places.
  • The government prohibits the passage of foreign troops and planes across its territory.
  • The law specifically prohibits acts of this kind.

(Definición de prohibit del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

prohibit en inglés americano

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prohibitverb [ T ]

us /proʊˈhɪb·ət, prə-/

to officially forbid something:

The law prohibits smoking in restaurants.

To prohibit is also to prevent something by making it impossible:

Loud music prohibited serious conversation.

(Definición de prohibit del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

prohibit en inglés de negocios

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prohibitverb

uk /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.

(Definición de prohibit del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)