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for·bid·den

 (fər-bĭd′n, fôr-)
v.
A past participle of forbid.
adj. Physics
Having an extremely low probability of occurrence. Used of quantum phenomena: a forbidden transition.

forbidden

(fəˈbɪdən)
adj
1. not permitted by order or law
2. (General Physics) physics involving a change in quantum numbers that is not permitted by certain rules derived from quantum mechanics, esp rules for changes in the electrical dipole moment of the system
Usage: It was formerly considered incorrect to talk of forbidding someone from doing something, but in modern usage either from or to can be used: he was forbidden from entering/to enter the building

for•bid•den

(fərˈbɪd n, fɔr-)

v.
1. a past part. of forbid.
adj.
2. not allowed; prohibited: forbidden practices.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.forbidden - excluded from use or mention; "forbidden fruit"; "in our house dancing and playing cards were out"; "a taboo subject"
impermissible - not permitted; "impermissible behavior"

forbidden

adjective prohibited, banned, vetoed, outlawed, taboo, out of bounds, proscribed, verboten (German) Smoking was forbidden everywhere.
Quotations
"There is a charm about the forbidden that makes it unspeakably desirable" [Mark Twain Notebook]
Proverbs
"Stolen fruit is sweet"

forbidden

adjective
Translations
ممنوعمَمْنوعمـَمْنُوع
zakázaný
forbudt
malpermesamalpermesita
kielletty
zabranjen
dilarang
bannaîur
禁じられた
금지된
interzis
förbjuden
ไม่ได้รับอนุญาต
bị cấm

forbidden

[fəˈbɪdn]
A. PT of forbid
B. ADJ
1. (= not allowed) [book, food, love] → prohibido
to be forbiddenestar prohibido
smoking is forbiddenestá prohibido fumar
abortion is forbidden in this countryel aborto es ilegal or está prohibido en este país
to be strictly forbiddenestar terminantemente prohibido
it is forbidden to + INFINestá prohibido + infin
preaching was forbidden to womenpredicar estaba prohibido para las mujeres, predicar les estaba prohibido a las mujeres
2. (= out of bounds) [area, zone] → prohibido, vedado; [city] → prohibido
some cities are forbidden to foreignersa los extranjeros se les prohíbe or les está prohibido entrar en algunas ciudades
that's forbidden territoryeso es tabú
3. (= taboo) [word, feeling] → tabú
a forbidden subjectun (tema) tabú
C. CPD the forbidden city Nla ciudad prohibida
forbidden fruit Nfruto m prohibido
forbidden fruits are always the sweetestel fruto prohibido es siempre el más dulce

forbidden

[fərˈbɪdən] adj
(= prohibited) → défendu(e)
Smoking is strictly forbidden → Il est strictement défendu de fumer.
(= taboo) → tabou(e)forbidden fruit nfruit m défendu

forbidden

adj
(= prohibited) love, food, goodsverboten; forbidden by lawgesetzlich verboten; they are forbidden to entersie dürfen nicht hereinkommen, es ist ihnen verboten, hereinzukommen; smoking is (strictly) forbiddenRauchen ist (streng) verboten; preaching was forbidden to womenFrauen durften nicht predigen, es war Frauen verboten zu predigen; forbidden zoneSperrzone f; forbidden areaSperrgebiet nt; some cities and sites are forbidden to foreignersAusländer dürfen manche Städte und Anlagen nicht betreten
(= taboo) forbidden subject/wordTabuthema nt/-wort nt; forbidden territory or ground (fig)Tabu(thema) nt; that’s forbidden territory (fig)das ist tabu; forbidden feelingsverbotene Gefühle pl

forbidden

[fəˈbɪdn] adjvietato/a

forbid

(fəˈbid) past tense forbade (fəˈbad foː(r)ˈbeid) : past participle forˈbidden verb
to tell (someone) not to do something. She forbade him to go.
forˈbidden adjective
not allowed. Smoking is forbidden.
forˈbidding adjective
rather frightening. a forbidding appearance.

forbidden

مـَمْنُوع zakázaný forbudt verboten απαγορευμένος prohibido kielletty interdit zabranjen vietato 禁じられた 금지된 verboden forbudt zakazany proibido запрещенный förbjuden ไม่ได้รับอนุญาต yasak bị cấm 禁止的
References in classic literature ?
They have built it right under my palace grounds, and it ends in front of the Forbidden Fountain.
I'll get up early to-morrow morning and be at the Forbidden Fountain when the fierce warriors break through the crust of the earth.
Indeed it is as much the business of the legislator as anything else, to banish every indecent expression out of the state: for from a permission to speak whatever is shameful, very quickly arises the doing it, and this particularly with young people: for which reason let them never speak nor hear any such thing: but if it appears that any freeman has done or said anything that is forbidden before he is of age to be thought fit to partake of the common meals, let him be punished by disgrace and stripes; but if a person above that age does so, let him be treated as you would a slave, on account of his being infamous.
Caedmon next tells how the fiend tempted first the man and then the woman with guileful lies to eat of the fruit which had been forbidden to them, and how Eve yielded to him.
Very, monsieur; you have forbidden me to go to Blois, or to see Mademoiselle de la Valliere again.
God knows I do not want such things, but none the less Bwikov has forbidden them.
Don't you know that I've forbidden you to play that idiotic game?
Much pleasure we have lost, while we abstain'd From this delightful Fruit, nor known till now True relish, tasting; if such pleasure be In things to us forbidden, it might be wish'd, For this one Tree had bin forbidden ten.
On either hand towered mighty peaks thousands of feet higher than the pass through which they were entering the forbidden valley.
Only forbid a woman to do anything, and she does it directly--be cause you have forbidden her.
I am very miserable about Sir James Martin, and have no other way in the world of helping myself but by writing to you, for I am forbidden even speaking to my uncle and aunt on the subject; and this being the case, I am afraid my applying to you will appear no better than equivocation, and as if I attended to the letter and not the spirit of mamma's commands.
Massacres are to be sternly forbidden as heretofore; but any citizen or subject of either country disobeying the injunction is to detach the scalps of all persons massacred and deposit them with a local officer designated to receive and preserve them and sworn to keep and render a true account thereof.