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forbid

How to sign: command against
"I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store";

veto in ASL Watch how to sign veto in American Sign Language
veto - Elemental ASL Concepts
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Similiar / Same: prohibit, proscribe, disallow, interdict, veto

Categories: command, require, compel

Within this category: ban, bar, enjoin, outlaw

forbid

How to sign: keep from happening or arising; have the effect of preventing
"My sense of tact forbids an honest answer";

prevent in ASL Watch how to sign prevent in American Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude

Within this category: save, debar, obstruct, thwart, stop

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