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Definition of forbidden adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

forbidden

 adjective
adjective
NAmE//fərˈbɪdn//
 
 
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  • not allowed Photography is strictly forbidden in the museum. The conversation was in danger of wandering into forbidden territory (= topics that they were not allowed to talk about).
  • Idioms
    forbidden fruit
     
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    a thing that is not allowed and that therefore seems very attractive
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