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1. ban, banning, forbiddance, forbidding

an official prohibition or edict against something

2. forbiddance, inhibition, prohibition

the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof)

Example Sentences:
'they were restrained by a prohibition in their charter'
'a medical inhibition of alcoholic beverages'
'he ignored his parents' forbiddance'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of forbiddance
the act of forbidding; prohibition

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tr.v. for·bade (-băd, -bād) or for·bad (-băd), for·bid·den (-bĭdn) or for·bid, for·bid·ding, for·bids
1. To command (someone) not to do something: I forbid you to go.
2. To command against the doing or use of (something); prohibit: forbid smoking on trains.
3. To have the effect of preventing; preclude: Discretion forbids a reply.

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