Jockeys are forbidden to bet on the outcome of races.
We were forbidden, under pain of imprisonment, to use our native language.
He has expressly forbidden her to go out on her own.
People are forbidden to invite foreigners to their homes.
Harriet was doubtful about this essay into forbidden territory.
Drugs were no major problem before they were forbidden.
If something is forbidden, you are not allowed to do it or have it.
usu v-link ADJ
Smoking was forbidden everywhere...
It is forbidden to drive faster than 20mph.
车速不得超过每小时 20 英里。
A forbidden place is one that you are not allowed to visit or enter.
usu ADJ n
This was a forbidden area for foreigners.
Forbidden is used to describe things that people strongly disapprove of or feel guilty about, and that are not often mentioned or talked about.
usu ADJ n
The war was a forbidden subject...
Men fantasise as a substitute for acting out forbidden desires...
Divorce? It was such a forbidden word.
Smoking is forbidden.
Smoking is strictly forbidden on school premises.
He felt very attracted to his best friend’s wife, but admitted that it was partly because she was forbidden fruit.
1. excluded from use or mention;
- " "forbidden fruit" "
- " "in our house dancing and playing cards were out" "
- " "a taboo subject" "