Definisi 'taboo'

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adjective
1. Set apart or sacred by religious custom among certain races of Polynesia, New Zealand, etc., and forbidden to certain persons or uses; hence, prohibited under severe penalties; interdicted; as, food, places, words, customs, etc., may be taboo. Terjemahkan
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adjective satellite
2. excluded from use or mention Terjemahkan
forbidden fruit|in our house dancing and playing cards were out|a taboo subject
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3. forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands Terjemahkan
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noun
4. a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature Terjemahkan
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5. an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion Terjemahkan
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6. A total prohibition of intercourse with, use of, or approach to, a given person or thing under pain of death, -- an interdict of religious origin and authority, formerly common in the islands of Polynesia; interdiction. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

verb
7. declare as sacred and forbidden Terjemahkan
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8. To put under taboo; to forbid, or to forbid the use of; to interdict approach to, or use of; as, to taboo the ground set apart as a sanctuary for criminals. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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