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English noun: forbiddance

1. forbiddance (communication) an official prohibition or edict against something


Synonymsban, banning, forbidding


Broader (hypernym)prohibition


Narrower (hyponym)test ban

2. forbiddance (act) the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof)


SamplesThey were restrained by a prohibition in their charter.
A medical inhibition of alcoholic beverages.
He ignored his parents' forbiddance.


Synonymsinhibition, prohibition


Broader (hypernym)action









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