forbade

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fə(ɹ)ˈbæd/, /fə(ɹ)ˈbeɪd/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æd, -eɪd

Verb[edit]

forbade

  1. simple past tense of forbid

Usage notes[edit]

  • The spelling is usually forbade throughout contemporary English. However, outside of North America it is predominantly pronounced like forbad.

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