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prohibir in English:

1. interdict interdict



English word "prohibir"(interdict) occurs in sets:

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2. prohibit


They are prohibited from revealing details about the candidates.
Many countries have passed laws to prohibit people from smoking in public places.
Asthma prohibited me from being a teacher.
Cars are prohibited in the centre of Berlin.
When you tell someone they are not allowed to enter your home, his is an example of a situation where you prohibit the person from entering your house.
I have another idea. Why don’t we prohibit cars completely?
Smoking is prohibited in this area.
[often passive] Smoking is prohibited on most international flights. [+ from + doing sth] The new law prohibits people from drinking alcohol in the street. a prohibited substance
Moreover, we cannot prohibit Pakistan, through this regulation, from implementing measures that are consistent with its international obligations.
Some city centres prohibit the drinking of alcohol on the street.
The bad roads prohibit speeding.
Many websites prohibit misleading usernames that imply an official role on the website such as "admin," "administrator," "webmaster," "system operator," "sysop," or "moderator."

English word "prohibir"(prohibit) occurs in sets:

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3. forbid


I forbid you to smoke.
forbade forbidden
The school forbids student from smoking
to forbid sb
I forbid my son to watch TV after 8 pm
Perhaps we should forbid them.
Did I not forbid you to show your face here for month?
The law forbids the sale of alcohol to minors.
zabronić, zakazać, Der.: forbidden (adj), forbiddingly (adv)
He is forbidden from leaving the country.
The company forbids smoking in the offices. Smokers have to go outside.
mixed marriages were forbidden
forbidden, forbiddingly
What do doctors usually forbid people from doing?
I cannot forbid a person to marry several wives, for it does not contradict Scripture.

English word "prohibir"(forbid) occurs in sets:

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4. ban


I agree with the ban in principle, but in practice it will be extremely difficult.
He asked the officials to lift the ban.
President Jefferson ordered a ban on trade with Europe.
An international trade ban could be the last straw for that country's economy.
Do you think they will ban fur coats?
I banned computer games.
The local school board would go to any length to ban that book.
There are movements to try to ban TV advertising.
Shoes ... many courses ban shoes with spikes, so take care.
I heard that Isezaki city decided to ban beards for male city employees starting June 19. It's the complete opposite of the Taliban laws imposing the wearing of beards.
Together with Britain, France may ban imports of waste from Germany.
Barack Obama is aiming for an international ban on nuclear weapons, but is not against them in all wars.
I think that photography in museums should be banned.
Some people think there should be a ban on fast food, because it is so unhealthy.
Is it mere coincidence that "banality", when anagrammed, reads "Ban Italy"?

English word "prohibir"(ban) occurs in sets:

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5. banning


The Mexican government announced the banning of all imports of second-hand cars, except for 1998 models.

English word "prohibir"(banning) occurs in sets:

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