Definition of verboten in English:


Line breaks: ver|bo¦ten
Pronunciation: /vəːˈbəʊt(ə)n
, fɛɐˈboːtn/


  • Forbidden, especially by an authority: bank fishing is verboten on Strathbeg the list of verboten films
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    • Conservative ideas take on even greater allure for students when the authorities say they're verboten.
    • We wanted to develop our success with the MGF but BMW had a roadster of its own and even talking about MG was verboten.
    • The war is verboten, out of bounds, off limits, bad form, we've moved on from all that.



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