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forbid
Part of Speech: verb
Results: 6
1. To utter a prohibition; to prevent; to hinder.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To command against, or contrary to; to prohibit; to interdict.
2. To deny, exclude from, or warn off, by express command; to command not to enter.
3. To oppose, hinder, or prevent, as if by an effectual command; as, an impassable river forbids the approach of the army.
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