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Definitions for forbade
fərˈbæd, -ˈbeɪd, fɔr-; -ˈbædfor·bade

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Forbade

    imp. of Forbid

  2. Forbade

    of Forbid

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Forbade

    for-bad′, pa.t. of forbid.

Editors Contribution

  1. forbade

    the past tense of forbid; in the sense of prohibit;to proscribe from or as if from the position of one in authority:command against; to hinder or prevent as if by an effectual command;ban,bar,enjoin, interdict,outlaw, prohibit, proscribe,disallow,exclude,rule out,veto,inhibit,hinder,preclude,debar,interdict,criminalize,to make impossible.

    If at first you don’t succeed,try again.Ayear agoAmerica forbade its high-tech companies from selling to Huawei, a Chinese maker of smartphones and mobile-network infrastructure.

    Submitted by anonymous on July 2, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of forbade in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of forbade in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of forbade in a Sentence

  1. Claire Foy:

    You realize the fact that Elizabeth forbade her sister from marrying a divorced man; it goes to show how time has changed and how they’ve had to evolve, and they really have. This would not have been conceivable, this would not have happened 50 years ago. And I think that’s why the monarchy will surviveand thrive, because it’s willing to change and listen to the people and realize that some elements of the institution are outdated and unnecessary.

  2. Valery Anisimov:

    We were shut up inside our cabins and they forbade us to speak.

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