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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.”
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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.”
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A prayer that harm will come to someone
“… a father's ban upon his ungrateful son.”
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A threatened penalty for disobeying a law or rule
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An authorization to a debtor, permitting temporary suspension of payments
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Disability; rejection for participation
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Deprivation or restriction of personal liberty or freedom of movement
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(digital communication) A state of being blocked from communicating
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The act of directing, commanding, or prohibiting
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An expression of unwillingness to accept or grant an offer or request
Verb
To order not to do or use or to be done or used
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“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.”
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To officially prevent (someone) from doing something
“Can't we start a petition to ban him from his own movies?”
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To prevent the participation, consideration, or inclusion of
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“The university banned those caught in the cheating scandal from graduation ceremonies.”
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To declare to be morally wrong or evil
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To keep secret or shut off from view
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State that one refuses to admit the truth or existence of
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To limit, restrict, or inhibit
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Retract; declare void
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To experience complete or partial blockage of the windpipe
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