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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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But extending a ban beyond the dilation and extraction procedure is part of the strategy of anti-abortion forces.
But the historic 1981 Morton Grove, Illinois, ban on handgun sale and possession exploded that rationale.
With the present state of technology, most experts agree that seismic networks can easily detect events well below the 150 kiloton (KT) limit of the Threshold Test Ban Treaty (TTBT).
What I am calling for, however, is not a ban on wide swaths of future technology but rather their strict regulation in light of the dangers outlined above.
There were 13 permanent bans handed out, including a child of around seven in RCT for physical assault and another of around 10 for sexual behaviour.
But the bans BJP has imposed are senseless and irrational.
On the other hand, studies with indexes that are weighted by the likelihood of encountering each specific type of ban assume that individuals respond to all bans in the same way.
LANDLORDS and publicans in Barmouth and Dolgellau have joined forces to ban troublemakers from both towns.
The first is that California's municipal restaurant smoking bans are endogenous in a critical way--restaurant sales growth (or something correlated with restaurant sales growth) appears to cause restaurant bans, not vice versa.
The state senators hope their proposal to ban unhealthy trans fat from all restaurant kitchens will be on the table for a vote by spring.
The researchers met each participant 1 month before the ban on smoking began in late March.
There are also efforts under way in Illinois, Colorado, and Arizona to get same-sex marriage bans on the November ballot, though the Illinois measure would only be advisory to its state legislature.