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Definition of Prohibit


  1. To forbid by authority; to interdict; as, God prohibited Adam from eating of the fruit of a certain tree; we prohibit a person from doing a thing, and also the doing of the thing; as, the law prohibits men from stealing, or it prohibits stealing.
  2. To hinder; to debar; to prevent; to preclude.
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Prohibit Translations

prohibit in Danish is forbyde
prohibit in Dutch is verbieden
prohibit in French is prohibent, prohibons, prohibez, prohiber
prohibit in German is untersage, untersagen
prohibit in Latin is prohibeo, interdico