forbidding

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/fərˈbɪdɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/fɚˈbɪdɪŋ, fɔr-/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fər biding, fôr-)

From the verb forbid: (⇒ conjugate)
forbidding is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."

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Sense: Having an unfriendly appearance
Synonyms:
stern , grim , severe
Sense: Having an ominous look
Synonyms:
sinister, threatening


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Sense: Verb: prohibit
Synonyms:
prohibit, ban , bar , disallow, interdict (formal), proscribe, outlaw , make illegal
Antonyms:
allow , permit , authorize, let , tolerate

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