forbid

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Verb[change]

Plain form
forbid

Third person singular
forbids

Simple past
forbade

Past participle
forbidden

Present participle
forbidding

  1. (transitive) If you forbid someone from doing something, you do not allow them to do it; you disallow it.
    The teacher forbids you from eating or drinking during the class.

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