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[Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sth/sb (from doing sth) forbid sth or sb from doing sth esp by laws, rules or regulations 禁止某事物或某人做某事(尤指以法令﹑ 规章或条例): Smoking is prohibited. 禁止吸烟. * a regulation to prohibit parking in the city centre 禁止在市中心区停车的规定 * The law prohibits tobacconists from selling cigarettes to children. 法律禁止烟贩向儿童出售香烟.
[Tn] make (sth) impossible; prevent 使(某事物)成为不可能; 阻止: The high cost prohibits the widespread use of the drug. 该药昂贵而影响广泛应用.