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prohibited

[ proh-hib-it ]SEE DEFINITION OF prohibited

Synonyms for prohibited

  • banned
  • barred
  • contraband
  • illegal
  • illicit
  • restricted
  • crooked
  • proscribed
  • refused
  • taboo
  • vetoed
  • closed down
  • no-no
  • not allowed
  • not approved
  • off limits
  • out of bounds
  • out of line
  • shady
  • verboten
  • wildcat
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Antonyms for prohibited

  • allowed
  • good
  • lawful
  • legal
  • legitimate
  • moral
  • right
  • permitted
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PROHIBITED

If criticism of this kind is prohibited the doors of the House might as well be shut.

Then we got sycee silver, which was prohibited for exportation.

Have they not prohibited our correspondence upon that very surmise?

The use of coaches or other vehicles is prohibited, and the churches are never empty.

All women are prohibited from entering these portions of the cloisters.

The boundaries of the state were defined, and slavery was prohibited.

Charlemagne also made a law, that prohibited forcing any one to drink.

Women are prohibited from contracting to work more than ten hours a day.

The remarriage of widows is prohibited, and divorce is not recognised.

So he prohibited their meetings in order to cause demonstrations and riots.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., from Latin prohibitus, past participle of prohibere "to hold back, restrain" (see prohibition). Related: Prohibited; prohibiting.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR PROHIBITED

contraband

adjectiveblack-market; unlawful
  • banned
  • bootleg
  • bootlegged
  • disapproved
  • excluded
  • forbidden
  • hot
  • illegal
  • illicit
  • interdicted
  • prohibited
  • proscribed
  • shut out
  • smuggled
  • taboo
  • unauthorized
  • verboten

off-limits

adverbnot within the allowed limits
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