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ban

verb abrogate, banish, bar, block, censor, check, declare illegal, deny, disallow, disqualify, embargo, enjoin, estop, exclude, forbid, foreclose, forfend, interdict, obstruct, outlaw, prevent, prohibit, proscribe, refuse, refuse permission, repress, restrain, say no to, shut off, shut out, stay, stop, suppress, taboo, veto, withhold permission
Associated concepts: ban on Sunday sales
See also: bar, block, boycott, censor, constrain, countermand, debar, deter, disapprobation, eliminate, embargo, enjoin, estop, estoppel, exclude, exclusion, expulsion, forbid, inhibit, injunction, obstruction, ostracism, preclude, prohibit, prohibition, proscribe, proscription, refusal, rejection, relegate, restrain, restraint, suppress, veto

ban

an official proclamation or public notice of prohibition.

BAN, A proclamation, or public notice any summons or edict by which a thing is forbidden or commanded. Vide Bans of Matrimony; Proclamation; Cowell's Interp.

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He added that the ban was imposed across the agency while special permits issued to government employees several months ago had also been revoked.
Answers to both these questions will help to find out as to whether such a ban should be implemented and, if so, how.
The treatment variables consist of a set of 100-percent smoking ban dummy variables defined for various geographic-establishment combinations.
9) California is an excellent candidate for empirical analysis because it has been a pioneer in the establishment of comprehensive private place smoking bans and because its pattern of passage of smoking bans provides econometrically useful variation in ban coverage and jurisdiction.
David Brown (32) manager from Derbyshire Rd, Wigan, 240 hours community order, six month curfew and five year ban.
One analysis showed that the workers had, on average, fewer white blood cells in their bloodstreams 2 months after the ban took effect than they did before--a sign of reduced inflammation.
The most sweeping amendments, if passed, would ban civil unions and allow social conservatives to challenge the ability of governmental entities and private companies to offer domestic partnership benefits.
BAN coordinator Jim Puckett, who visited Nigeria as part of that investigation, saw enormous piles of e-waste throughout the countryside, much of it routed through Lagos, Africa's largest port.
Florida State appealed the ban, announced in August, and less than a month later, the NCAA agreed to remove the school from the list.
The wording of the ban, which will require all asphalt pavement, brick, concrete, wood, metals and old corrugated containers (OCC) from C&D activities to be diverted from disposal to a recycling center, is generally the same as the final version worked out by the DEP and various stakeholders, according to Ed Coletta, spokesperson for DEP.
circuit court of appeals upholds Florida's complete ban on adoption by gays in the case of four gay men seeking to adopt foster children already in their care.