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    taboo

    taboo - Dictionary definition and meaning for word taboo

    Definition
    (noun) a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature
    Synonyms : tabu
    Definition
    (noun) an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion
    Synonyms : tabu
    Definition
    (verb) declare as sacred and forbidden Definition
    (adj) excluded from use or mention
    Example Sentence
    • forbidden fruit
    • in our house dancing and playing cards were out
    • a taboo subject
    Definition
    (adj) forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands
    Synonyms : tabu
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for taboo

its similar to TOOBA(-->refrain oneself to do somthing restricted in Islam)

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