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Taboo

Definition

[n] an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion
[n] a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature
[adj] excluded from use or mention; "forbidden fruit"; "in our house dancing and playing cards were out"; "a taboo subject"
[adj] forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands
[v] declare as sacred and forbidden

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