prohibit
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /pɹəˈhɪbɪt/, /pɹəʊˈhɪbɪt/
  • (America) IPA: /pɹoʊˈhɪbɪt/, /pɹəˈhɪbət/
Verb

prohibit (prohibits, present participle prohibiting; past and past participle prohibited)

  1. (transitive) To forbid, disallow, or proscribe officially; to make illegal or illicit.
    The restaurant prohibits smoking on the patio.
    Synonyms: ban, disallow, forbid
    Antonyms: allow, authorize
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