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doc Definition of taboo
    English to English
    adjective
  • Set apart or sacred by religious custom among certain races of Polynesia, New Zealand, etc., and forbidden to certain persons or uses; hence, prohibited under severe penalties; interdicted; as, food, places, words, customs, etc., may be taboo.
  • source: Webster 1913
    noun
  • a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature
  • source: WordNet 3.0
  • an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion
  • source: WordNet 3.0
  • A total prohibition of intercourse with, use of, or approach to, a given person or thing under pain of death, -- an interdict of religious origin and authority, formerly common in the islands of Polynesia; interdiction.
  • source: Webster 1913
    adjective satellite
  • excluded from use or mention
  • Forbidden fruit.
    In our house dancing and playing cards were out.
    A taboo subject.
    source: WordNet 3.0
  • forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands
  • source: WordNet 3.0
    verb
  • declare as sacred and forbidden
  • source: WordNet 3.0
  • To put under taboo; to forbid, or to forbid the use of; to interdict approach to, or use of; as, to taboo the ground set apart as a sanctuary for criminals.
  • source: Webster 1913
    English to Tagalog
    verb
  • [tab˙] Magbawal
  • source: Diccionario Ingles-Espa˝ol-Tagalog
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