Definition of prohibited in English:



  • That has been forbidden; banned.

    ‘they had deliberately fed prohibited material to their herd’
    • ‘When inspecting vegetable packing operations, I evaluate the risks of contamination by prohibited substances and commingling with non-organic products.’
    • ‘The Chief of Navy, VADM Chris Ritchie, said he was determined to eliminate the use of prohibited drugs in the navy.’
    • ‘The Jockey Club in Britain last week issued as statement confirming over 20 samples in Ireland and Britain have screened positive for morphine, which is a prohibited substance.’
    • ‘Pavements and sidewalks are also likely to be prohibited places.’
    • ‘In practice far fewer motorcycles are prohibited than cars during these specific operations.’
    • ‘In some cases police witch-hunt the individuals by distributing cards in the local community with their photographs and the prohibited behaviour.’
    • ‘Airport Screeners saw a prohibited object in an X-ray image of a carry-on bag after the passenger left the checkpoint.’
    • ‘The proposal opens up a potentially significant new penalty by urging states to inspect cargo on Iranian ships and aircraft if they are suspected of transporting prohibited nuclear-related items.’
    • ‘From 1991 to 1998, the UN Special Commission (UNSCOM) identified and dismantled almost all of Iraq's prohibited weapons.’
    • ‘The US only allows stem cell research in privately funded laboratories - cloning is prohibited.’
    • ‘He said: "What has been most encouraging is the type and variety of weapons handed in, which have included a significant number of real and prohibited guns."’
    • ‘Article 45 refers to prohibited weapons and their components not just firearms and prohibited ammunition.’
    • ‘This bill did seek to amend the Misuse of Drugs Act by inserting a new definition of industrial hemp and excluding industrial hemp from the definition of a prohibited plant.’
    • ‘In the present case it is such a prohibited item.’
    • ‘EPO is banned, in and out of competition, under the World Anti-Doping Code's list of prohibited drugs.’
    • ‘The court said I didn't say anything that was prohibited.’
    • ‘Anna Peters denied being knowingly concerned with the importation of prohibited goods and she was cleared following a trial at Chelmsford Crown Court.’
    • ‘By then, Unmovic inspectors had carried out some 700 inspections at 500 sites without finding prohibited weapons.’
    • ‘A 28-year-old Nimbin man has been charged with the cultivation, possession and supply of a prohibited drug, and goods in custody, following a police raid last Wednesday.’
    • ‘A 40-year-old woman and a 36-year-old male were charged with cultivating a prohibited drug and will appear in Ballina Court on Jan 15.’