ban - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] [often passive] 

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present tense
present participlebanning
past tensebanned
past participlebanned
  1. 1
    to say officially that people must not do, sell, or use something
    ban something from something:

    The book was banned from school libraries.

  2. 2
    to say officially that someone is not allowed to do something

    He was banned for three months for driving with no insurance.

    ban someone from (doing) something:

    She was banned from competing for two years after failing a drugs test.