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Noun
An official or legal prohibition
“American fighter pilots are routinely given amphetamines on combat missions to keep them awake, despite an official ban on the use of the drugs, the US Air Force has confirmed.”
Noun
An official exclusion of a person from an organization, country, or activity
“It notes the evidence before the domestic courts to the effect that the European countries operating a blanket legal ban on homosexuals in their armed forces are now in a small minority.”
Noun
A prayer that harm will come to someone
“… a father's ban upon his ungrateful son.”
Verb
To order not to do or use or to be done or used
“But proposals to ban daytime deliveries on some of Kendal's shopping streets have been greeted with outrage by shopkeepers, who fear they could be forced out of business.”
Verb
To prohibit
“Can't we start a petition to ban him from his own movies?”
Verb
To prevent the participation, consideration, or inclusion of
“… the university banned those caught in the cheating scandal from graduation ceremonies.”
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