taboo

[adj] - forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands 2. [n] - a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature 3. [n] - an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion 4. [v] - declare as sacred
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Taboo

Ta·boo' noun 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. [ Written also tabu .]
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Taboo

Ta·boo' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Tabooed ; present participle & verbal noun Tabooing .] 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 a
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Taboo

Ta·boo' adjective [ Written also tapu .] [ Polynesian tabu , tapu , sacred, under restriction, a prohibition.] 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 penalt
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taboo

Any negative tradition or behaviour that is generally regarded as harmful to social welfare and forbidden within a cultural or social group. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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taboo

tabu adjective forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands
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taboo

tabu noun an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion
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taboo

tabu noun a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature
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taboo

(tă-boo´) any of the negative traditions, objects, or behaviors generally regarded as harmful to social welfare and therefore prohibited. excluded from use; prohibited.
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Taboo

• (a.) 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. • (v. t.) To put under taboo; to forbid, or to forbid the use of; to interdict approach t
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taboo

the prohibition of an action or the use of an object based on ritualistic distinctions of them either as being sacred and consecrated or as being ... [23 related articles]
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Taboo

[drink] Taboo is a fruit-flavoured spirit made in the UK. Its main ingredients are vodka, white wine and exotic fruit juices. Its alcohol content is 14.9% (29.8 proof). Taboo was first put out on the market in 1988 by drinks company First Drink. However after a honeymoon period for the product up until the early 1990s the company spent very
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Taboo

[Claudia Christian album] Taboo is a studio album by American actress and musician Claudia Christian, released in 1998 by the label Zard Productions. Claudia Christian has also sung on Claudia Squared, Once Upon a Time, and The Be Five Both the lyrics and music were written by Christian, and was co-produced by Michael Jay. The album did not
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Taboo

[Wildstorm] Taboo is the name of a fictional character from the Wildstorm universe that first appeared in Backlash #1 in 1994, she quickly became a major supporting character in the series and Backlash`s main love interest. ==History== Born in Queens, New York, Amanda Reed`s mother died when she was still young. Her father was a substance a
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Taboo

[Buck-Tick album] Taboo is the fourth studio album by the Japanese rock band Buck-Tick. It was released on cassette, CD and as a two-record vinyl set (one is a blank picture disc) on January 18, 1989 through Victor Entertainment. Taboo was digitally remastered and re-released on September 19, 2002, with two bonus tracks. It was remastered a
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Taboo

[1999 film] ==Plot summary== At the start of the movie, the young and handsome Kanō Sōzaburō is admitted to the Shinsengumi (新撰組), an elite samurai police group led by Kondō Isami that seeks to defend the shogunate against reformist forces. He is a very skilled swordsman, but it is his appearance that makes many of the others in t
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Taboo

[rapper] Jaime Luis Gómez (born July 14, 1975), better known by his stage name Taboo, is a Mexican American singer, actor, and rapper best known as a member of the group The Black Eyed Peas. ==Personal life== Taboo was born in Boyle Heights, Los Angeles, California, the son of Aurora Sifuentes and Jimmy Gómez. His father is Mexican and hi
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Taboo

[Boy George albums] Taboo is the name of two soundtrack albums for the Boy George hit stage musical, Taboo. The first, published in 2002, features the original West End cast, and a second album was published in 2004 featuring the original cast of the Broadway production. ...
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Taboo

[disambiguation] A taboo is a social prohibition or ban. Taboo may also refer to: ==Music== == Film, television, and plays == == Literature == ==Other== == See also == ...
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Taboo

[musical] Taboo is a stage musical with a book by Mark Davies (extensively rewritten for the Broadway production by Charles Busch), lyrics by Boy George, and music by George and Kevan Frost. Set in an abandoned London warehouse, the partly imagined story of a group of club `names` set in the location of what was the city`s most fashionable
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Taboo

[game] Taboo is a word guessing party game published by Hasbro in 1989. The objective of the game is for a player to have his/her partner(s) guess the word on his/her card without using the word itself or five additional words listed on the card. The game is similar to Catch Phrase, also from Hasbro, in which a player tries to get his or he
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Taboo

A taboo is a vehement prohibition of an action based on the belief that such behavior is either too sacred or too accursed for ordinary individuals to undertake, under threat of supernatural punishment. Such prohibitions are present in virtually all societies. The word has been somewhat expanded in the social sciences to include strong prohibition
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taboo

taboo or tabu (both: tăbOO', tu–) , prohibition of an act or the use of an object or word under pain of punishment. Originally a Polynesian word, taboo can apply to the sacred or consecrated or to the dangerous, unclean, and forbidden. A taboo can be placed on an object, person, plac...
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Taboo

Taboo (tabu, tapu) is a Polynesian word meaning 'thou shall not....'. It is a system of prohibitions and an elaborate code of things which may not be done, touched or approached.
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taboo

Type: Term Pronunciation: tă-bū′ Definitions: 1. Restricted, prohibited, or forbidden; set apart for religious or ceremonial purposes.
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