prohibited

adjective pro·hib·it·ed \ prō-ˈhi-bə-təd , prə- \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of prohibited

: not permitted : forbidden by authority
  • The police can arrest anybody found in the vicinity of prohibited drugs, whether he's an innocent visitor or the real culprit.
  • —Joel Fort
  • … it did not now provide an objective standard for differentiating between permitted and prohibited conduct.
  • —David Nadvorney

First Known Use of prohibited

circa 1532

in the meaning defined above

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