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Borrowed from German verboten (“forbidden”).
verboten (not comparable)
- Forbidden; prohibited.
- 2015 February 27, Laura Kipnis, “Sexual Paranoia Strikes Academe”, in The Chronicle of Higher Education:
- Before that, students and professors could date whomever we wanted; the next day we were off-limits to one another—verboten, traife, dangerous (and perhaps, therefore, all the more alluring).
- 2018 August 2, Kara Swisher, “The Expensive Education of Mark Zuckerberg and Silicon Valley”, in New York Times:
- Or was it because he has since been steeped in the relentless positivity of Silicon Valley, where it is verboten to imagine a bad outcome?
verboten (strong nominative masculine singular verbotener, not comparable)
- forbidden, prohibited, banned
- 1929, Kurt Tucholsky, Das Lächeln der Mona Lisa (Sammelband), Ernst Rowohlt Verlag, page 120:
- Für die Massen ist die Nation der Inbegriff alles Mystischen, Imponderabilen, schlechthin Unbegreiflichen – auf diesem Gebiet ist alles erlaubt und kann alles verboten sein, hier wachsen die großen Männer, deren Größe an der Kleinheit der Umstehenden gemessen wird.
- For the masses the nation is the embodiment of all that is mystical, imponderable, plainly incomprehensible – in this area everything is allowed and everything can be forbidden, here the great men grow, whose greatness is measured against the smallness of the bystanders.
Positive forms of verboten (uncomparable)
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- German terms derived from Proto-Indo-European
- German terms derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *bʰewdʰ-
- German 3-syllable words
- German terms with IPA pronunciation
- German terms with audio links
- German non-lemma forms
- German past participles
- German lemmas
- German adjectives
- German uncomparable adjectives
- German terms with quotations