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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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We know very well that the ban would affect the local residents, but such tough decisions are necessary to secure the tribal agency of unpleasant incidents,' he added.
There were 104 bans handed out for physical assault and 12 for fighting, 32 for setting fire to something and 21 for opening emergency exits or rear doors while the vehicle was moving.
Similarly a ban on beef does not stop the eating of beef.
SOUNDBITE (English) Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General, United Nations:
Commenting on pillion riding ban, JI Karachi Chief said that the ban was only affecting the common men, as there is already a shortage of public transport, however; no improvement had yet to be seen by the ban imposed on pillion riding.
Rather than deciding how much to smoke based solely on the cost per pack, a smoker determines his or her optimal level of cigarette consumption by considering the opportunity cost of smoking in the presence of a ban (Irvine and Nguyen, 2011).
The bans, under the Pubwatch scheme, could be implemented before Easter.
Although a number of smoking ban studies explicitly acknowledge (and attempt to deal with) the possibility of endogeneity (e.
Naturally, the new trans-fat ban is meant to undo previous interventions by busybodies to regulate what we eat.
Proponents of the ban assert that Michigan can move forward without the use of race-based programs.
Keith Amos (42)warehouseman from Meadow St, Old Hill, - 19 months jail and seven yearr football ban.
The ban would extend to Santa Clarita's bike and hiking trails, but not to the privately owned paseo systems that feed them, Gould said.