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 BAN BAN

noun

  • ( ) a decree that prohibits something  ( ban, prohibition, proscription )
    a decree that prohibits something
  • a bachelor's degree in nursing  ( Bachelor of Arts in Nursing, BAN )
    a bachelor's degree in nursing
  • an official prohibition or edict against something  ( ban, banning, forbiddance, forbidding )
    an official prohibition or edict against something
  • 100 bani equal 1 leu in Romania  ( ban )
    100 bani equal 1 leu in Romania
  • 100 bani equal 1 leu in Moldova  ( ban )
    100 bani equal 1 leu in Moldova
  • verb

  • ( ) prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure  ( ban )
    prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure
     Smoking is banned in this building
    Smoking is banned in this building
  • ( ) forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)  ( ban, censor )
    forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)
  • expel from a community or group  ( ban, banish, blackball, cast out, ostracise, ostracize, shun )
    expel from a community or group
  • ban from a place of residence, as for punishment  ( ban, banish )
    ban from a place of residence, as for punishment


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