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{adj: forbidden, out, prohibited, proscribed, taboo, tabu, verboten} excluded from use or mention
"forbidden fruit"
"in our house dancing and playing cards were out"
"a taboo subject"



{adj: taboo, tabu} forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands

{n: blank} a substitute for a taboo word
"I hit the blank blank car"

{n: taboo, tabu} a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature

{n: taboo, tabu} an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion

{v: taboo} declare as sacred and forbidden


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