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[noh-noh] /ˈnoʊˌnoʊ/

noun, plural no-nos, no-no’s. Informal.
anything that is forbidden or not advisable, as because of being improper or unsafe:
If you want to lose weight, rich desserts are a no-no.

1942, from reduplication of no.


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