Translation of prohibit in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /prəʊˈhɪbɪt; prəˈhɪbɪt/


  • 1.1 (forbid) prohibir* fishing in the lake is prohibited está prohibido or se prohíbe pescar en el lago to prohibit sb from -ing prohibirle* a algn + infinitive/infinitivo the regulations prohibit me from disclosing the results el reglamento me prohíbe dar a conocer los resultados
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    • There, for example, the Court held that drug laws can prohibit the use of the narcotic peyote in a religious ceremony.
    • Polygynous marriages were not prohibited by colonial law.
    • Only business communications are covered unless the policy specifically prohibits private use of e-mail and the internet.
    1.2 (prevent) impedir*to prohibit sb from -ing the cost prohibits many people from receiving treatment el costo impide que mucha gente tenga acceso al tratamiento, el costo hace que el tratamiento resulte prohibitivo para mucha gente
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    • Nurses may be presented with exceptional or life-threatening situations prohibiting the use of assistive patient handling equipment.
    • The efficiency audit said there were too many vested local interests on health boards, which prevent change and prohibit the delivery of a value-for-money service.
    • A low fluid level switch is provided to prohibit operation and prevent potential burnout if solution falls below a pre-set level.

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