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taboo
tæ'buː
Main
English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. Excluded from use or mention.
  2. Forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands.
(名) As a noun
  1. An inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion.
  2. A prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature.
(动) As a verb
  1. Declare as sacred and forbidden.
Hyphenationta•boo
Part of Speech(形) adjective, (名) noun, (动) verb
Matching Results
禁忌jìnjìtaboo; contraindication (medicine); to abstain from
忌讳jìhuìtaboo; to avoid as taboo; to abstain from
禁制jìnzhìto control; to restrict; to prohibit; prohibition; restriction
禁止jìnzhǐto prohibit; to forbid; to ban
禁语jìnyǔtaboo (word); unmentionable word
违碍wéi'àitaboo; prohibition
戒规jièguīreligious precept; taboo; rule
避忌bìjìtaboo word; taboo
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