Forbid

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Definition

to forbid: to prohibit, to prevent, to command not to do something
verb
Smoking in the workplace is forbidden.

This is an irregular verb:
I forbid / I forbade / I have forbidden

Examples

  • "Warbuckle : Come on now Pedro, it's a good idea, but the laws in Texas forbid me from marrying another man, and besides, you're not really my type."
  • "In fact, I forbid it."

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