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The Magna Carta is widely known to be one of the foundational documents for our Constitution. I can only imagine that a mention of that in a court decision would be forbidden by our friends on the right.
John Conyers

Meaning of "forbidden" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FORBIDDEN

forbidden  [fəˈbɪdən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FORBIDDEN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Forbidden is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES FORBIDDEN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of forbidden in the English dictionary

The definition of forbidden in the dictionary is not permitted by order or law. Other definition of forbidden is 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.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FORBIDDEN


Aden
ˈeɪdən
Aidan
ˈeɪdən
bidden
ˈbɪdən
Croydon
ˈkrɔɪdən
Dryden
ˈdraɪdən
guidon
ˈɡaɪdən
Haden
ˈheɪdən
Haydn
ˈhaɪdən
hidden
ˈhɪdən
laden
ˈleɪdən
Leiden
ˈlaɪdən
maiden
ˈmeɪdən
midden
ˈmɪdən
overbidden
ˈəʊvəˌbɪdən
Poseidon
pɒˈsaɪdən
ridden
ˈrɪdən
Sheridan
ˈʃɛrɪdən
unbidden
ʌnˈbɪdən
unforbidden
ˌʌnfəˈbɪdən
widen
ˈwaɪdən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FORBIDDEN

forbearance
forbearant
forbearer
forbearing
forbearingly
Forbes
forbid
forbid the banns
forbiddal
forbiddance
forbidden band
Forbidden City
forbidden fruit
forbidden transition
forbiddenly
forbidder
forbidding
forbiddingly
forbiddingness
forbode

WORDS THAT END LIKE FORBIDDEN

angst-ridden
bedridden
bestridden
bug-ridden
debt-ridden
flea-ridden
hag-ridden
kitchen midden
outridden
overridden
plague-ridden
priest-ridden
sex-ridden
stridden
strife-ridden
sudden
swidden
underbidden
unhidden
unridden
well-hidden

Synonyms and antonyms of forbidden in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «FORBIDDEN»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «forbidden» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of forbidden

Translation of «forbidden» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FORBIDDEN

Find out the translation of forbidden to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of forbidden from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «forbidden» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

禁止的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

prohibido
570 millions of speakers

English

forbidden
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मना किया
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مـَمْنُوع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

запрещенный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

proibido
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নিষিদ্ধ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

interdit
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Dilarang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

verboten
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

禁じられた
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

금지된
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ingkang boten pareng
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bị cấm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தடை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निषिद्ध
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yasak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

vietato
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zakazany
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

заборонений
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

interzis
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απαγορευμένος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verbied
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

förbjuden
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

forbudt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of forbidden

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FORBIDDEN»

The term «forbidden» is very widely used and occupies the 9.772 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FORBIDDEN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «forbidden» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «forbidden» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about forbidden

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10 QUOTES WITH «FORBIDDEN»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word forbidden.
1
Johann Arndt
Yet, so far from laboring to know the forbidden tree of worldly pleasures and its various fruits, man gives himself up to a careless and thoughtless state of life, and yields to the lust of the flesh, not considering that this lust is really the forbidden tree.
2
Gioconda Belli
I never thought that sex was wrong, sinful, dirty. When you take away the thought of things being dirty or forbidden, then you can really enjoy your sensuality.
3
Daniel Berrigan
We have one of our priests in prison right now, Steve Kelly, for his antiwar actions, and three of us in the community are forbidden to visit him because we're all convicted felons.
4
David Bowie
I'm well past the age where I'm acceptable. You get to a certain age and you are forbidden access. You're not going to get the kind of coverage that you would like in music magazines, you're not going to get played on radio and you're not going to get played on television. I have to survive on word of mouth.
5
Alan Bradley
I was an early reader, and my grandmother, who as a child had been forbidden to read by a father who believed books to be frivolous time-wasters, delighted in putting her favorite volumes into her grandchildren's hands.
6
Ken Calvert
The bill would ban human cloning, and any attempts at human cloning, for both reproductive purposes and medical research. Also forbidden is the importing of cloned embryos or products made from them.
7
Karel Capek
I certainly don't know if you could claim that every theft is wrong, but I'll prove to you that every theft is forbidden, by simply locking you up.
8
John Carney
I became interested in film making at around 16, when I discovered a friend of mine had a HI 8 camera which belonged to his father, which we were forbidden to use.
9
John Chrysostom
Riches are not forbidden, but the pride of them is.
10
John Conyers
The Magna Carta is widely known to be one of the foundational documents for our Constitution. I can only imagine that a mention of that in a court decision would be forbidden by our friends on the right.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FORBIDDEN»

Discover the use of forbidden in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to forbidden and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Forbidden
Only Rom is now truly alive, and only he has the knowledge that can reawaken humanity. But the way is dangerous and the cost staggering . . . the way is forbidden.
Ted Dekker, 2011
2
Forbidden
Sixteen-year-old Maya and seventeen-year-old Lochan tell, in their separate voices, of their confusion and longing as they fall in love with one another after years of functioning as parents to three younger siblings due to their alcoholic ...
Tabitha Suzuma, 2012
3
Forbidden Sister
I had every reason to hate her, my forbidden sister.
V.C. Andrews, 2013
4
Forbidden Fruit: Love Stories from the Underground Railroad
Betty DeRamus gleaned these amazing stories from descendants of runaway slave couples, unpublished memoirs, Civil War records, books, magazines, and dozens of previously untapped sources.
Betty DeRamus, 2005
5
Forbidden
They call her "Amber the Untouched" throughout the Disputed Lands -- a chaste, golden-haired beauty who fears the remarkable love that was prophesied at her birth . . . and the death that must inevitably follow.
Elizabeth Lowell, 2009
6
Forbidden Sea
When a mermaid attempts to lure her into the sea, fourteen-year-old Adrianne, who lives in a superstitious island community, must choose between the promise of an underwater paradise and those she loves.
Sheila A. Nielson, 2010
7
Forbidden Fruit : Sex & Religion in the Lives of American ...
Tackling these and other questions, Forbidden Fruit tells the definitive story of the sexual values and practices of American teenagers, paying particular attention to how participating in organized religion shapes sexual decision-making.
Mark D. Regnerus Assocaite Professor of Sociology University of Texas at Austin, 2007
8
Forbidden
And torn between guilt and longing, Cal would do just that, hoping against hope that wanting this woman wouldn’t mean losing his brother once again. From the Paperback edition.
Suzanne Brockmann, 2007
9
Forbidden Pleasure
Etienne Martel is the most celebrated lover in Paris, but from the moment he sees Montana-born beauty Daisy Black, he has eyes for no other.
CC Gibbs, 2013
10
Forbidden Rites: A Necromancer's Manual of the Fifteenth Century
In addition to the Latin text, Kieckhefer provides full commentary, including detailed analysis of the text and its contents, discussion of the historical context, translation of representative sections, and comparison with other ...
‎1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FORBIDDEN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term forbidden is used in the context of the following news items.
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King Kressa wins Belmont's Forbidden Apple Stakes | FOX Sports
NEW YORK (AP) King Kressa beat Wicked Strong by 2 1/4 lengths Saturday in the $150,000 Forbidden Apple Stakes on the turf at Belmont ... «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
2
Harming animals forbidden in Islam, clerics say | The National
DUBAI // Muslim clerics have agreed that it is forbidden in Islam to harm animals, after a spate of random attacks on dogs, cats and other ... «The National, Jul 15»
3
Deal allows visits to once forbidden NY cemetery - The China Post
NEW YORK -- A court settlement has forced New York authorities to allow visits to a long-forbidden island cemetery where nearly a million ... «China Post, Jul 15»
4
Reload Meets Wicked Strong in Forbidden Apple - Horse Racing …
Phipps Stable's Reload will attempt to extend his win streak to four when he returns to face a highly competitive field in the $150,000 Forbidden ... «Horse Racing Nation, Jul 15»
5
Encore for Forbidden at National Theatre
Playwright, Uncle Ebo Whytes' latest play, Forbidden, has captured the hearts of theatre goers to the point where the play is set for an encore at ... «Graphic Online, Jul 15»
6
The Evergreen Players Present FORBIDDEN BROADWAY …
The Evergreen Players Present FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: GREATEST HITS, Now thru 8/2 The Evergreen Players presents 'Forbidden ... «Broadway World, Jul 15»
7
Forbidden dance finds way into Acadian music
“People used to be forbidden to dance. The Catholic religion prevented people from dancing. “So, under the tables, they'd accompany ... «Stockton Record, Jul 15»
8
Forbidden fruit: Stolen crops ripe for Los Altos residents' finger …
Los Altos resident Pierre Pasturel unlatches the homemade PVC enclosure he built to protect his Fuji apple tree from backyard marauders like ... «Los Altos Town Crier, Jul 15»
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Forbidden Technologies launches new video social network
Forbidden revealed it was throwing its weight behind a move in to the sports editing arena to boost sales of its Forscene video editing ... «Proactive Investors UK, Jul 15»
10
After the split, HP Enterprise will be forbidden from selling itself
The new HP Enterprise company won't be able to sell itself for two years. This restriction is part of the tax-free status that the separation will get. «Businessinsider India, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Forbidden [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/forbidden>. Jan 2020 ».
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