for|bid|den [fəˈbıdn US fər-] adj
1.) not allowed, especially because of an official rule
→↑banned it is forbidden (to do sth)
It is forbidden to smoke at school.
be strictly/expressly/absolutely etc forbidden
Alcohol is strictly forbidden in Saudi Arabia.
2.) a forbidden place is one that you are not allowed to go to
forbidden to
The Great Mosque is forbidden to Christians.
3.) a forbidden activity, subject etc is one that people think that you should not do, talk about etc
Sex was always a forbidden topic.
forbidden fruit
(=something that you should not have, but that you want)
Forbidden fruit is always more attractive.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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