prohibit someone from something
1. to prevent someone from doing something. The committee voted to prohibit people from leaving before the meeting was over. They prohibit anyone from being seated after the first act has started.
2. to keep someone out of some place. Our policy is to prohibit people from the beach area after dark. State law prohibits children from this dangerous area while the machines are running.
prohibit something from something
1. to prevent something from happening or from doing something. My mother prohibits me from going out with friends on school nights. Why do you want to prohibit the cars from traveling on this street during rush hour?
2. to keep something out of or away from something or some place. The law prohibited bicycles from the sidewalks. The city council prohibits unleashed dogs from the public parks.