1. [ noun ] the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof)
Synonyms: prohibition inhibition

"they were restrained by a prohibition in their charter" "a medical inhibition of alcoholic beverages" "he ignored his parents' forbiddance"

Related terms: action forbid
2. [ noun ] an official prohibition or edict against something
Synonyms: banning forbidding ban
Related terms: prohibition test_ban forbid ban
Similar spelling:   forbidden