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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 Arabic يَمْنَع…
in Korean -을 법으로 금지하다…
in Malaysian melarang…
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 Vietnamese cấm…
in Spanish prohibir…
in Portuguese proibir…
in Thai ห้าม…
in German verbieten…
in Catalan prohibir…
in Japanese ~を禁止する…
in Indonesian melarang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 禁止, 阻止, 妨碍…
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