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forbid

1 verb ban, prohibit TRANSITIVEcosc a chur arcoisc verb  c m utoirmisc verb  c m uto forbid alcohol cosc a chur ar alcól, alcól a chosc, alcól a thoirmeasc 2 verb order (sb) not to do sth TRANSITIVEI forbid you to! cuirim cosc ort é sin a dhéanamh!, crosaim ort é!they forbade me to go chuir siad cosc orm dul, chros siad orm dul, níor thug siad cead dom dul
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3 verb prevent TRANSITIVEembarrassment forbids me from saying it ní ligfeadh an náire dom é a ráher faith forbids blood transfusion ní cheadaíonn a creideamh fuilaistriú, tá toirmeasc ag a creideamh ar fhuilaistriú 4 verb refuse admittance to TRANSITIVEthe doorman forbade them the hotel dhiúltaigh an doirseoir iad a ligean isteach san óstán
phrases

God forbid!

(also

heaven forbid!

) nár lige Dia!God forbid that she'd do such a thing! nár lige Dia go ndéanfadh sí a leithéid!if, God forbid, something were to happen dá mba rud é, go sábhála Dia sinn, go dtarlódh dada; sa chás, Dia idir sinn agus an anachain, go dtarlódh dada

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