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 for prohibited
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Prohibit \Pro*hib"it\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prohibited; p. pr.
     & vb. n. Prohibiting.] [L. prohibitus, p. p. of prohibere
     to prohibit; pro before, forth + habere to have, hold. See
     Habit.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. To forbid by authority; to interdict; as, God prohibited
        Adam from eating of the fruit of a certain tree; we
        prohibit a person from doing a thing, and also the doing
        of the thing; as, the law prohibits men from stealing, or
        it prohibits stealing.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: Prohibit was formerly followed by to with the
           infinitive, but is now commonly followed by from with
           the verbal noun in -ing.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To hinder; to debar; to prevent; to preclude.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Gates of burning adamant,
              Barred over us, prohibit all egress.  --Milton.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Syn: To forbid; interdict; debar; prevent; hinder.
  
     Usage: Prohibit, Forbid. To forbid is Anglo-Saxon, and is
            more familiar; to prohibit is Latin, and is more
            formal or official. A parent forbids his child to be
            out late at night; he prohibits his intercourse with
            the profane and vicious.
            [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  prohibited
      adj 1: excluded from use or mention; "forbidden fruit"; "in our
             house dancing and playing cards were out"; "a taboo
             subject" [syn: forbidden, out(p), prohibited,
             proscribed, taboo, tabu, verboten]
      2: forbidden by law [syn: banned, prohibited]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  55 Moby Thesaurus words for "prohibited":
     absurd, banned, barred, closed-out, contraband, contrary to reason,
     debarred, deported, ejected, excluded, exiled, expelled, forbade,
     forbid, forbidden, hopeless, illegal, illicit, impossible,
     inconceivable, left out, liquidated, logically impossible,
     nonpermissible, not in it, not included, not permitted,
     not possible, off limits, out of bounds, outlawed, oxymoronic,
     paradoxical, precluded, preposterous, purged, ridiculous,
     ruled out, ruled-out, self-contradictory, shut out, taboo, tabooed,
     unallowed, unauthorized, under the ban, unimaginable, unlawful,
     unlicensed, unpermissible, unsanctioned, unthinkable, untouchable,
     verboten, vetoed
  
  

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