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forbid/fɚˈbɪd/verb
forbidsforbade/-ˈbæd, -ˈbeɪd//fɚˈbæd, fɚˈbeɪd/orforbad/-ˈbæd//fɚˈbæd/forbidden/-ˈbɪdn̩//fɚˈbɪdn̩/forbidding
forbid
/fɚˈbɪd/
verb
forbidsforbade/-ˈbæd, -ˈbeɪd//fɚˈbæd, fɚˈbeɪd/orforbad/-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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