verbieten

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ver- +‎ bieten, Old High German farbiotan from Proto-Germanic *furibeudaną. Compare Dutch verbieden, Low German verbeden, English forbid, Danish forbyde, Swedish förbjuda, Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌱𐌹𐌿𐌳𐌰𐌽 (faurbiudan).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Verb[edit]

verbieten (class 2 strong, third-person singular present verbietet, past tense verbot, past participle verboten, past subjunctive verböte, auxiliary haben)

  1. (ditransitive) to forbid, prohibit (someone from doing something)
    Ich verbiete Ihnen in diesem Ton mit meiner Frau zu sprechen.
    I forbid you to talk in that tone of voice with my wife.
    Das neue Gesetz verbietet das Rauchen in Restaurants.
    The new law prohibits smoking in restaurants.

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Further reading[edit]

  • verbieten” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • verbieten” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • verbieten” in Duden online
  • verbieten” in OpenThesaurus.de