taboo


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Synonyms for taboo

Synonyms for taboo

Synonyms for taboo

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

an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion

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declare as sacred and forbidden

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excluded from use or mention

forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands

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The DPO of Egbedore is aware about what we are saying here and they approve of it that it is a taboo to rear dogs.
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am and Taboo formed The Black Eyed Peas until Fergie joined the band as its muse in 2003.
With respect to language, Trudgill claims taboo is associated with things which are not said, and to him, the phenomenon is a broad concept which could be divided into cursing, profanity, blasphemy, obscenity, insults, sexual harassment and any form of vulgar use of language.
I responded on my Facebook page that "My duty as a teacher is to teach--to open new horizons for my students, to guide them out of the cave of misperceptions and see the facts, to break walls of silence, to demolish fences of taboos.
Thus, my contention is that a single approach or cultural/normative aspects alone cannot explain the taboo talk.
IfyoubelieveFadiYaish,ImpactBBDO's regional executive creative director, then social taboos are simply man-made and can be broken down by starting a conversation.
A'ama as Yemeni taboo word (blind man)or (kur in Persian) translated from (basir (sighted) euphemized by antonym)to (nabina in Persian euphemized by synonym) and also translated to (roshandel in Persian euphemized by defamiliarization strategy).
It was important that schools did this she said, as some parents shy away from addressing the cultural taboo.
No one is really sure how the taboo began, but it is so ingrained in the culture it is almost impossible to challenge.
Beginning with discussion of the concept and meaning of taboo, Thompson (French, Royal Holloway, U.
For the above reasons, this paper aims to develop a model for the preparation of routing orders using a taboo search met heuristic which permit to obtain the minimum distances to collect the goods in storage positions with a focus on efficiency.
In Abolishing the Taboo, Brian Madison Jones offers a compact and workmanlike review of this dramatic nuclear decade, focusing on Eisenhower's decision making and his efforts to normalize atomic weapons and atomic power.
Prime Minister Ivanishvili broke the key taboo of Georgia's policy when he said in public that the Eurasian Union - a new
When Joe and I opened the Freire Project, we merged Taboo onto the freireproject.