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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 for·bid·dance /fɝˈbɪdṇ(t)s, fɔr-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 For·bid·dance n. The act of forbidding; prohibition; command or edict against a thing. [Obs.]
 How hast thou yield to transgress
 The strict forbiddance.   --Milton.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 forbiddance
      n 1: an official prohibition or edict against something [syn: ban,
            banning, forbidding]
      2: the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an
         instance thereof); "they were restrained by a prohibition
         in their charter"; "a medical inhibition of alcoholic
         beverages"; "he ignored his parents' forbiddance" [syn: prohibition,
          inhibition]