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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To order that something not be done.

Usage examples (24)
  • I order you to hold a free election, but forbid you to elect anyone but, Richard, my clerk.
  • I forbid you to call me late at night
  • Note, The examples of others 'ruin forbid us to be secure.
  • Don't forget all the garbage they will dig up on Hillary if she, heaven forbid, is the nominee in the fall. for more
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