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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 drugsForbidding and banning thingsRules and laws
Translations of “prohibit”
in Korean -을 법으로 금지하다…
in Arabic يَمْنَع…
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 Spanish prohibir…
in Portuguese proibir…
in German verbieten…
in Catalan prohibir…
in Japanese ~を禁止する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 禁止, 阻止, 妨碍…
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