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forbid /fɚˈbɪd/ verb
forbids; forbade /-ˈbæd/ /-ˈbeɪd/ /fɚˈbæd/ /fɚˈbeɪd/ or forbad /-ˈbæd/ ; /fɚˈbæd/; forbidden /-ˈbɪdn̩/ ; /fɚˈbɪdn̩/ ; forbidding
forbid
/fɚˈbɪd/
verb
forbids; forbade /-ˈbæd/ /-ˈbeɪd/ /fɚˈbæd/ /fɚˈbeɪd/ or forbad /-ˈbæd/ ; /fɚˈbæd/; forbidden /-ˈbɪdn̩/ ; /fɚˈbɪdn̩/ ; forbidding
Learner's definition of FORBID
[+ object]
: to order (someone) not to do something
formal : to say that (something) is not allowed

God/heaven forbid

used in speech to say that you hope a bad thing will not happen
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