Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
prohibit /prohibit/
  • ngoại động từ
    • cấm, ngăn cấm, cấm chỉ
      • smoking is prohibited: cấm hút thuốc
      • to prohibit someone from doing something: ngăn cấm người nào làm việc gì
Concise Dictionary
prohibits|prohibited|prohibitingprəʊ'hɪbɪt /prə-
+command against
Thesaurus Dictionary
1 bar, ban, forbid, disallow, interdict, outlaw, taboo, debar, proscribe:
Fishing without a permit is prohibited.
2 prevent, stop, preclude, rule out, obstruct, block, impede, hinder, hamper, inhibit, frustrate, foil, thwart, restrain, check:
A turnstile prohibits entry through the exit doors.
Advanced English Dictionary
verb ~ sth
~ sb from doing sth (formal)
1 [often passive] to stop sth from being done or used especially by law
Synonym: FORBID
[VN] a law prohibiting the sale of alcohol + Soviet citizens were prohibited from travelling abroad. [also V -ing, VN -ing]
2 to make sth impossible to do
Synonym: PREVENT
The high cost of equipment prohibits many people from taking up this sport.
Collocation Dictionary


Smoking in the cinema is strictly prohibited.
| expressly, specifically | effectively
The very restrict regulations effectively prohibit the entry of soil or plants grown in soil into the country.
| constitutionally
The president is constitutionally prohibited from serving more than two terms in office.


The Act specifically prohibits any council from spending money for political purposes.

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