prohibited

adjective
pro·​hib·​it·​ed | \ prō-ˈhi-bə-təd How to pronounce prohibited (audio) , prə- \

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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The first known use of prohibited was circa 1532

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“Prohibited.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/prohibited. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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