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adjective taboo pronunciation in British English /təˈbuː/

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  1. 1
    if something is taboo, people do not do it or talk about it because it is offensive or shocking
  2. 3
    humorous not accepted as correct

    Cocktails and after-dinner brandies are strictly taboo.



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