forbidden


forbidden
for|bid|den [ fər`bıdn ] adjective *
1. ) not allowed according to a rule, law, or custom:
Smoking is forbidden in all parts of the building.
strictly/expressly forbidden: The use of cellphones in the library is strictly forbidden.
2. ) a forbidden place is one that most people are not allowed to enter:
An electrified fence marks the forbidden border zone.
3. ) forbidden activities or subjects are things you should not do, talk about, or know about, for example because they are considered morally bad:
forbidden books/secrets
a forbidden romance
forbidden fruit
something very nice that you want very much but are not allowed to have

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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