Prohibit – Word Of The Day For IELTS

word of the day by ieltsmaterial - prohibit
word of the day by ieltsmaterial - prohibit

Prohibit – Word Of The Day For IELTS Speaking And Writing

Prohibit: (Verb) /prəˈhɪb.ɪt/

Definition:

to say that an action is illegal or not allowed.

Synonyms:

Ban, Forbid, Block, Outlaw

Collocations:

Prohibit activity/discrimination/member/sale
Company/constitution/government/injunction/law/legislation/policy/power/regulation/rule/state/statute prohibit

Example:

For IELTS Speaking:
“California law prohibits housing discrimination based on marital status.”
“Army regulations prohibit public displays of affection by soldiers, and private hideaways are hard to come by.

For IELTS Writing:
“Finally, some states prohibit superintendents from participation in a bargaining unit with teachers.”

Exercise:

1. During the _______________ period of the Mayan civilization, the great city of Tikal thrived in dense lowland jungle of what is now part of Guatemala.

  1. The Earth is a _______________ planet which has been forever changing throughout time.
  2. People in this generation need to be able to _______________ to change quickly because of the dynamic nature of technological change in modern society.

  3. I like to remind my ESL students that the vocabulary we learn is never _______________: there is always another meaning, another part of speech, another thing we can learn from a new word.

  4. The genetic material of humans and chimpanzees is 98% _______________.

  5. Fatima and Oscar make a lovely _______________.

  6. There are over 200 satellites orbiting Earth _______________ for the purpose of private communications services, such as pagers, telephones, and computers.

  7. Beach fires are _______________ during the summer months due to the fire hazard.

  8. He injured himself while hiking in an _______________ area of the province and died because he couldn’t get the proper medical care in time.

  9. American bartenders say they hear more complaints about work than any other _______________.

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