Definition of forbidden adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

forbidden

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//fəˈbɪdn//
 
; NAmE 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).
  • Extra examples It is not forbidden to dream of a better world. Smoking is strictly forbidden in the museum. The conversation was in danger of wandering into forbidden territory. The use of photographic equipment is expressly forbidden. Well, you know what they say— forbidden fruit tastes sweetest.Idioms a thing that is not allowed and that therefore seems very attractive
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