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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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Bani Husheish district of Sana'a province has witnessed in 2008 sabotage and criminal acts resulted in killing a number of the district citizens and the army individuals by outlaw elements.
This project represents the beginning of a brand new era where Sir Bani Yas and its partners will work with these animals and also collaborate with a number of other national and international organisations to ensure the future of the Arabian tahr for generations to come," he added.
Bani Yas were just as wasteful, with Verdu's effort curling around the post and Yousuf Jaber's header glancing wide from Verdu's free-kick.
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As fighting around ex-Kadhafi stronghold Bani Walid killed at least 26 people and left 200 wounded, according to an AFP tally, Mohammed Megaryef, president of the national assembly, gave a sombre assessment of the post-Kadhafi period.
The deputy director of Bani Walid's hospital, Abdullah al-Mansuri, has also been reported telling AFP that his facility had received another "seven dead people and 75 wounded, including a 14-year-old girl.
Sir Bani Yas Island, an award-winning nature and wildlife island reserve, has long been a popular leisure destination.
The Wilayat of Ja'alan Bani Bu Hassan is unique for its diverse environmental nature: desert, agricultural, marine and mountain environments with tourist attractions.
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Bani, a four-year old Saluki, has been with her American owner Rodney Nixon for over three years.
Abu Dhabi -- Sailors from across the UAE will once compete with each other in the second annual Sir Bani Yas Offshore Race.