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prohibit

US [proʊˈhɪbɪt]
UK [prəʊˈhɪbɪt]
  • v.阻止;(尤指以法令)禁止;使不可能
  • Web不准;防止;不准许
Simple Present:prohibits  Present Participle:prohibiting  Past Tense:prohibited  
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v.
1.
[oftpass]
(尤指以法令)禁止to stop sth from being done or used especially by law
a law prohibiting the sale of alcohol
禁止售酒的法令
Soviet citizens were prohibited from travelling abroad.
苏联时代国民被禁止出国旅行。
The policy prohibits smoking on school grounds.
该政策禁止在校内吸烟。
2.
~ sth / sb from doing sth
阻止;使不可能to make sth impossible to do
The high cost of equipment prohibits many people from taking up this sport.
昂贵的装备令许多人对这项运动望而却步。

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