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|past tense||forbade or forbad|
new regulations forbidding the sale of landmines
Army policy forbids soldiers in uniform from talking to the news media.
International law forbids outsiders to interfere in civil wars.
You're not going out tonight – I absolutely forbid it.
The situation is so dangerous that the relief agencies have forbidden their workers to go there.
Company directors were forbidden to comment on the crisis.
This is the British English definition of forbid. View American English definition of forbid.
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