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Spatial ContextPlay
Used to describe physical spaces where specific actions are not allowed. SlideThe museum prohibits flash photography.
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Authority and RulesPlay
'Prohibit' often implies that a rule or regulation is backed by an authority. SlideThe new policy prohibits employees from using social media at work.
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Common CollocationsPlay
Pairs often with 'smoking,' 'weapons,' or 'cellphones' in institutional settings. SlideThis restaurant prohibits bringing in outside food or drinks.