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[German, past participle of verbieten, to forbid, from Middle High German, from Old High German farbiotan; see bheudh- in Indo-European roots.]
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ver•bo•ten(vərˈboʊt n; Ger. fɛrˈboʊt n)
forbidden, as by law; prohibited.
[1910–15; < German: past participle of verbieten to forbid]
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A German word meaning forbidden.
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|Adj.||1.||verboten - excluded from use or mention; "forbidden fruit"; "in our house dancing and playing cards were out"; "a taboo subject"|
impermissible - not permitted; "impermissible behavior"
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