prohibir


prohibir
v.
1 to forbid.
prohibir a alguien hacer algo to forbid somebody to do something
tengo prohibido el alcohol I've been told I mustn't touch alcohol
se prohíbe el paso no entry (en letrero)
2 to prohibit (por ley) (de antemano).
a partir de ahora está prohibido fumar en los lugares públicos smoking in public places has now been banned
está prohibida la venta de alcohol a menores it is illegal to sell alcoholic drinks to anyone under the age of 18 (en letrero)
se prohibe la entrada a menores de 18 años over 18s only (en letrero)
3 to forbid to, to forbid.
Ella los desautorizó beber She forbade them to drink.
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PROHIBIR
CONJUGACIÓN
(stressed í in certain persons of certain tenses)
Present Indicative
prohíbo, prohíbes, prohíbe, prohibimos, prohibís, prohíben.
Present Subjunctive
prohíba, prohíbas, prohíba, prohibamos, prohibáis, prohíban.
Imperative
prohíbe (tú), prohíba (él/Vd.), prohibamos (nos.), prohibid (vos.), prohíban (ellos/Vds.).
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verb
to ban, forbid, prohibit
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VT
1) (=vedar) [+ venta, consumo, publicidad, prueba nuclear] to ban, prohibit

han prohibido la venta ambulante — street selling has been banned o prohibited

la ley lo prohíbe — it is banned by law

han prohibido la circulación de camiones este fin de semana — lorries have been banned from the roads this weekend

quieren prohibir la caza de ballenas — they want to put a ban on whaling, they want to ban whaling

está totalmente prohibido hacer publicidad del tabaco — there is a total ban on tobacco advertising, tobacco advertising is completely banned o forbidden

queda terminantemente prohibido — it is strictly forbidden

2) (=no permitir)

prohibir algo a algn: prohibieron el acceso a la prensa — the press were banned

el médico me ha prohibido los dulces — the doctor says I'm not allowed (to eat) sweet things, the doctor has banned me from eating sweet things

prohibir a algn hacer algo, me prohibió entrar en su casa — he banned me from his house, he forbade me to enter his house

la dirección nos prohibía usar maquillaje — the management prohibited us from wearing make-up, the management forbade us to wear make-up

prohibir a algn que haga algo — to forbid sb to do sth

te prohíbo que me hables así — I forbid you to talk to me like that

tener algo prohibido, tengo prohibido el tabaco — I'm not allowed to smoke

le tenían prohibido salir de casa — he was not allowed out

me tienen prohibida la entrada — I'm banned, they have banned me

me tienen prohibido hablar de política mientras comemos — I'm banned from talking politics at the dinner-table, I'm not allowed to talk politics at the dinner-table

3) [en letreros]

prohibida la caza — no hunting

prohibida la entrada a menores de 18 años — no (admission to) under-18s

prohibido el paso a toda persona ajena a la obra — no unauthorized entry, authorized personnel only

queda prohibido el consumo de alcohol en este local — no alcohol may be consumed on these premises

prohibido fumar — no smoking

prohibido jugar a la pelota — no ball games

prohibido fijar carteles — stick no bills

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verbo transitivo
a) <acto/venta> to prohibit (frml)

esta ley prohíbe las huelgas — this law bans o prohibits strikes

queda terminantemente prohibido — it is strictly forbidden o prohibited

iba en dirección prohibida — I was going the wrong way up a one-way street

prohibido el paso or prohibida la entrada — no entry

prohibido fijar carteles — stick no bills, bill posters o bill stickers will be prosecuted

prohibido fumar — no smoking

b)

prohibirle algo A alguien — to ban somebody FROM something

se prohíbe la entrada a menores de 16 años — over 16s only, no admission to persons under 16 years of age

tengo prohibido el alcohol — I've been told I mustn't drink alcohol

c)

prohibirle A alguien + INF — to forbid somebody to + inf, prohibit somebody from -ing (frml)

prohíben sindicarse a los trabajadores — workers are not allowed to form a union

le tenemos prohibido salir — he's not allowed out

d)

prohibir A alguien QUE + SUBJ — to forbid somebody to + inf

te prohíbo que me hables así — I forbid you to speak to me like that

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= bar, outlaw, forbid, prohibit, impose + ban, ban, restrain from, banish, proscribe.
Ex. Once the library is closed, all incoming or all outgoing calls should be barred.
Ex. The Taft-Hartley Act outlawed closed shops, jurisdictional strikes, sympathy strikes, and refusal to bargain.
Ex. Library policy may forbid staff members from giving appraisals.
Ex. There are laws which prohibit unlawful copyright infringement, but these are frequently contradictory and open to interpretation.
Ex. By imposing a ban one is only likely to set up antagonism and frustration which will turn against the very thing we are trying to encourage.
Ex. In the Soviet Union the introduction of glasnost has allowed the publication of some books previously banned, but has had little effect on libraries.
Ex. 'We also need to know the kinds of questions we are legally restrained from asking'.
Ex. Many types and colours of shelving are now available, and forbidding dark wooden bookcases have been banished from most libraries.
Ex. Under proposed legislation librarians and distributors who disseminate materials proscribed under these laws would be criminally liable.
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* prohibir la entrada en = ban from.
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verbo transitivo
a) <acto/venta> to prohibit (frml)

esta ley prohíbe las huelgas — this law bans o prohibits strikes

queda terminantemente prohibido — it is strictly forbidden o prohibited

iba en dirección prohibida — I was going the wrong way up a one-way street

prohibido el paso or prohibida la entrada — no entry

prohibido fijar carteles — stick no bills, bill posters o bill stickers will be prosecuted

prohibido fumar — no smoking

b)

prohibirle algo A alguien — to ban somebody FROM something

se prohíbe la entrada a menores de 16 años — over 16s only, no admission to persons under 16 years of age

tengo prohibido el alcohol — I've been told I mustn't drink alcohol

c)

prohibirle A alguien + INF — to forbid somebody to + inf, prohibit somebody from -ing (frml)

prohíben sindicarse a los trabajadores — workers are not allowed to form a union

le tenemos prohibido salir — he's not allowed out

d)

prohibir A alguien QUE + SUBJ — to forbid somebody to + inf

te prohíbo que me hables así — I forbid you to speak to me like that

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= bar, outlaw, forbid, prohibit, impose + ban, ban, restrain from, banish, proscribe.

Ex: Once the library is closed, all incoming or all outgoing calls should be barred.

Ex: The Taft-Hartley Act outlawed closed shops, jurisdictional strikes, sympathy strikes, and refusal to bargain.
Ex: Library policy may forbid staff members from giving appraisals.
Ex: There are laws which prohibit unlawful copyright infringement, but these are frequently contradictory and open to interpretation.
Ex: By imposing a ban one is only likely to set up antagonism and frustration which will turn against the very thing we are trying to encourage.
Ex: In the Soviet Union the introduction of glasnost has allowed the publication of some books previously banned, but has had little effect on libraries.
Ex: 'We also need to know the kinds of questions we are legally restrained from asking'.
Ex: Many types and colours of shelving are now available, and forbidding dark wooden bookcases have been banished from most libraries.
Ex: Under proposed legislation librarians and distributors who disseminate materials proscribed under these laws would be criminally liable.
* prohibir la entrada en = ban from.

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prohibir [I22 ]
vt
1 ‹acto/venta› to prohibit (frml)
esta ley prohíbe la huelga en los servicios públicos this law bans o prohibits strikes in public services
queda terminantemente prohibido it is strictly forbidden o prohibited
se prohibió la venta de hortalizas procedentes de la zona the sale of vegetables from the area was banned o prohibited
se prohíbe el uso de diccionarios you are not allowed to use dictionaries, the use of dictionaries is forbidden (frml)
iba en dirección prohibida I was going the wrong way up a one-way street
[ S ] prohibido el paso or prohibida la entrada no entry
[ S ] prohibido fijar carteles stick no bills, bill posters o bill stickers will be prosecuted
[ S ] prohibido fumar no smoking
está prohibido fumar aquí you/she/he can't smoke here o this is a no-smoking area
2 prohibirle algo A algn to ban sb FROM sth
me había prohibido la entrada al edificio he had banned me from the building o from entering the building
el médico me ha prohibido la sal the doctor has told me I mustn't have salt
[ S ] se prohíbe la entrada a menores de 16 años over 16s only, no admission to persons under 16 years of age
tengo prohibido el alcohol I've been told I mustn't drink alcohol
3 prohibirle A algn + INF to forbid sb to + INF, prohibit sb FROM -ING (frml)
me prohibió tocar la máquina he forbade me to touch the machine, he told me not to touch the machine
prohíben a las mujeres participar en estos actos women are prohibited o banned from participating in these ceremonies, women are not allowed to participate in these ceremonies
le tenemos prohibido salir he's not allowed out, we've grounded him (colloq)
4 prohibir A algn QUE + SUBJ to forbid sb to + INF
te prohíbo que le hables así a tu madre I forbid you to speak to your mother like that
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prohibir (conjugate prohibir) verbo transitivo
a)acto/ventato ban, prohibit (frml);

iba en dirección prohibida I was going the wrong way up a one-way street;


(on signs) prohibido el paso or prohibida la entrada no entry;
(on signs) prohibido fumar no smoking;
(on signs) se prohíbe la entrada a menores de 16 años over 16s only, no admission to persons under 16 years of age
b) prohibirle algo A algn to ban sb from sth;

prohibirle A algn hacer algo to forbid sb to do sth, prohibit sb from doing sth (frml);
prohibir A algn QUE haga algo to forbid sb to do sth
prohibir verbo transitivo
1 to forbid, prohibit: le han prohibi-do el alcohol, he's been told not to drink alcohol
2 (legalmente) to ban: comprar tabaco está prohibido para menores de 16 años, it is forbidden for persons under sixteen years of age to purchase tobacco
'prohibir' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
vedar
English:
ban
- bar
- embargo
- forbid
- nix
- outlaw
- prohibit
- stop
- banish
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prohibir vt
1. [impedir, proscribir] to forbid;
prohibir a alguien hacer algo to forbid sb to do sth;
te prohíbo que vayas a la fiesta I forbid you to go to the party;
el médico me ha prohibido fumar the doctor has told me to stop smoking;
tengo prohibido el alcohol I've been told I mustn't touch alcohol;
se prohíbe el paso [en letrero] no entry
2. [por ley] [de antemano] to prohibit;
[a posteriori] to ban;
a partir de ahora se prohíbe fumar en los lugares públicos smoking in public places has now been banned;
se prohíbe la entrada a menores de 18 años [en letrero] over 18s only
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prohibir
v/t forbid; oficialmente ban;
prohibir a alguien hacer algo forbid s.o. to do sth;
prohibido fumar no smoking
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prohibir {62} vt
: to prohibit, to ban, to forbid
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prohibir vb
1. (en general) to forbid [pt. forbade; pp. forbidden]
mis padres me han prohibido ir al concierto my parents have forbidden me to go to the concert
en esta tienda se prohíbe fumar smoking is forbidden in this shop
2. (por ley) to ban [pt. & pp. banned]
el gobierno ha prohibido las armas de fuego the government has banned firearms

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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