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"Prohibited" is a form of "prohibit", a transitive verb which is often translated as "prohibir". "Forbidden" is an adjective which is often translated as "prohibido". Learn more about the difference between "forbidden" and "prohibited" below.
forbidden(
fuhr
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bih
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dihn
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (prohibited)
a. prohibido
Swimming is forbidden in this area due to the danger of shark attacks.Nadar está prohibido en esta área debido al peligro de los ataques de tiburón.
2. (taboo)
a. tabú
Politics is a forbidden topic when the family comes together for Thanksgiving.La política es un tema tabú cuando la familia se junta para el Día de Acción de Gracias.
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prohibit(
pro
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hih
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biht
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to forbid)
a. prohibir
He has been prohibited from driving for six months.Se le ha prohibido conducir durante seis meses.
2. (to prevent)
a. impedir
His disability prohibited him from joining the police.Su discapacidad le impedía hacerse policía.
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