Adjective "prohibited" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


That has been forbidden; banned.
  1. 'The proposal opens up a potentially significant new penalty by urging states to inspect cargo on Iranian ships and aircraft if they are suspected of transporting prohibited nuclear-related items.'
  2. 'In some cases police witch-hunt the individuals by distributing cards in the local community with their photographs and the prohibited behaviour.'
  3. 'A 40-year-old woman and a 36-year-old male were charged with cultivating a prohibited drug and will appear in Ballina Court on Jan 15.'
  4. 'The US only allows stem cell research in privately funded laboratories - cloning is prohibited.'
  5. 'When inspecting vegetable packing operations, I evaluate the risks of contamination by prohibited substances and commingling with non-organic products.'
  6. 'This bill did seek to amend the Misuse of Drugs Act by inserting a new definition of industrial hemp and excluding industrial hemp from the definition of a prohibited plant.'
  7. 'The Jockey Club in Britain last week issued as statement confirming over 20 samples in Ireland and Britain have screened positive for morphine, which is a prohibited substance.'
  8. 'In practice far fewer motorcycles are prohibited than cars during these specific operations.'
  9. 'EPO is banned, in and out of competition, under the World Anti-Doping Code's list of prohibited drugs.'
  10. 'A 28-year-old Nimbin man has been charged with the cultivation, possession and supply of a prohibited drug, and goods in custody, following a police raid last Wednesday.'


1. to forbid (an action, activity, etc.) by authority or law: Smoking is prohibited here.

2. to forbid the action of (a person).

3. to prevent; hinder.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be prohibited from things."

"links can be prohibited by places."

"weapons can be prohibited."

"substances can be prohibited."

"steps can be prohibited."

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