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forbidden

[fer-bid-n, fawr-] /fərˈbɪd n, fɔr-/
verb
1.
a past participle of forbid.
adjective
2.
not allowed; prohibited:
a forbidden food in his religion.
3.
Physics. involving a change in quantum numbers that is not permitted by the selection rules:
forbidden transition.
Related forms
forbiddenly, adverb
forbiddenness, noun
preforbidden, adjective
self-forbidden, adjective
unforbidden, adjective
Can be confused
forbade, forbid, forbidden, forebode (see synonym study at forbid)
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British Dictionary definitions for unforbidden

forbidden

/fəˈbɪdən/
adjective
1.
not permitted by order or law
2.
(physics) involving a change in quantum numbers that is not permitted by certain rules derived from quantum mechanics, esp rules for changes in the electrical dipole moment of the system
Usage note
It was formerly considered incorrect to talk of forbidding someone from doing something, but in modern usage either from or to can be used: he was forbidden from entering/to enter the building
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