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ban 1

 (băn)
tr.v. banned, ban·ning, bans
1.
a. To prohibit (an action) or forbid the use of (something), especially by official decree: banned smoking in theaters; banned pesticides in parks. See Synonyms at forbid.
b. To refuse to allow (someone) to do something, go somewhere, or be a participant; exclude: a coach who was banned from the sidelines for two games; a gambler who was banned from the club.
2. South African Under the former system of apartheid, to deprive (a person suspected of illegal activity) of the right of free movement and association with others.
3. Archaic To curse.
n.
1. An excommunication or condemnation by church officials.
2. A prohibition imposed by law or official decree.
3. Censure, condemnation, or disapproval expressed especially by public opinion.
4. A summons to arms in feudal times.
5. Archaic A curse; an imprecation.

[Middle English bannen, to summon, banish, curse, from Old English bannan, to summon, and from Old Norse banna, to prohibit, curse; see bhā- in Indo-European roots.]

ban 2

 (bän)
n. pl. ba·ni (bä′nē)
A unit of currency equal to 1/100 of the primary unit of currency in Romania and Moldova.

[Romanian, coin, coin of small worth, perhaps of Germanic origin and akin to Old High German ban, official proclamation, command (the original medieval Romanian coin being so called because coins were necessary to pay fines and feudal dues) and to Old English bannan, to summon; see ban1.]

ban

(bæn)
vb, bans, banning or banned
1. (tr) to prohibit, esp officially, from action, display, entrance, sale, etc; forbid: to ban a book; to ban smoking.
2. (Law) (tr) (formerly in South Africa) to place (a person suspected of illegal political activity) under a government order restricting his movement and his contact with other people
3. archaic to curse
n
4. an official prohibition or interdiction
5. (Law) law an official proclamation or public notice, esp of prohibition
6. a public proclamation or edict, esp of outlawry
7. archaic public censure or condemnation
8. archaic a curse; imprecation
[Old English bannan to proclaim; compare Old Norse banna to forbid, Old High German bannan to command]

ban

(bæn)
n
(Historical Terms) (in feudal England) the summoning of vassals to perform their military obligations
[C13: from Old French ban, of Germanic origin; related to Old High German ban command, Old Norse bann ban1]

ban

(bæn)
n, pl bani (ˈbɑːnɪ)
(Currencies) a monetary unit of Romania and Moldova worth one hundredth of a leu
[from Romanian, from Serbo-Croat bān lord]

ban1

(bæn)

v. banned, ban•ning,
n. v.t.
1. to prohibit, forbid, or bar; interdict: to ban nuclear weapons.
2. Archaic.
a. to pronounce an ecclesiastical curse upon.
b. to curse; execrate.
n.
3. the act of prohibiting by law; interdiction.
4. informal denunciation or prohibition, as by public opinion.
5. a formal ecclesiastical condemnation or excommunication.
6. a malediction; curse.
[before 1000; Middle English bannen, Old English bannan to summon, proclaim, c. Old High German bannan, Old Norse banna to curse]
ban′na•ble, adj.

ban2

(bæn)

n.
1. the summoning of the sovereign's vassals for military service.
2. the body of vassals summoned.
[1200–50; Middle English, aph. variant of iban, Old English gebann summons to arms]

ban4

(bɑn)

n., pl. ba•ni (ˈbɑ ni)
a monetary unit of Romania, equal to 1/100 of the leu.
[1960–65; < Romanian]

ban


Past participle: banned
Gerund: banning

Imperative
ban
ban
Present
I ban
you ban
he/she/it bans
we ban
you ban
they ban
Preterite
I banned
you banned
he/she/it banned
we banned
you banned
they banned
Present Continuous
I am banning
you are banning
he/she/it is banning
we are banning
you are banning
they are banning
Present Perfect
I have banned
you have banned
he/she/it has banned
we have banned
you have banned
they have banned
Past Continuous
I was banning
you were banning
he/she/it was banning
we were banning
you were banning
they were banning
Past Perfect
I had banned
you had banned
he/she/it had banned
we had banned
you had banned
they had banned
Future
I will ban
you will ban
he/she/it will ban
we will ban
you will ban
they will ban
Future Perfect
I will have banned
you will have banned
he/she/it will have banned
we will have banned
you will have banned
they will have banned
Future Continuous
I will be banning
you will be banning
he/she/it will be banning
we will be banning
you will be banning
they will be banning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been banning
you have been banning
he/she/it has been banning
we have been banning
you have been banning
they have been banning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been banning
you will have been banning
he/she/it will have been banning
we will have been banning
you will have been banning
they will have been banning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been banning
you had been banning
he/she/it had been banning
we had been banning
you had been banning
they had been banning
Conditional
I would ban
you would ban
he/she/it would ban
we would ban
you would ban
they would ban
Past Conditional
I would have banned
you would have banned
he/she/it would have banned
we would have banned
you would have banned
they would have banned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ban - a decree that prohibits somethingban - a decree that prohibits something  
decree, fiat, edict, rescript, order - a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge); "a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"
banning-order - an order that bans something
cease and desist order, enjoining, enjoinment, injunction - (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity; "injunction were formerly obtained by writ but now by a judicial order"
interdict, interdiction - a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity
2.ban - 100 bani equal 1 leu in Moldova
Moldovan monetary unit - monetary unit in Moldova
3.ban - 100 bani equal 1 leu in Romania
Romanian monetary unit - monetary unit in Romania
leu - the basic unit of money in Romania
4.ban - an official prohibition or edict against somethingban - an official prohibition or edict against something
prohibition - refusal to approve or assent to
test ban - a ban on the testing of nuclear weapons that is mutually agreed to by countries that possess nuclear weapons
5.ban - a bachelor's degree in nursingBAN - a bachelor's degree in nursing  
bachelor's degree, baccalaureate - an academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studies
Verb1.ban - forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)ban - forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)
medium - an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication
criminalise, illegalise, illegalize, outlaw, criminalize - declare illegal; outlaw; "Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S."
embargo - ban the publication of (documents), as for security or copyright reasons; "embargoed publications"
2.ban - prohibit especially by legal means or social pressureban - prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure; "Smoking is banned in this building"
nix, prohibit, proscribe, disallow, forbid, interdict, veto - command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"
3.ban - ban from a place of residence, as for punishmentban - ban from a place of residence, as for punishment
expel, kick out, throw out - force to leave or move out; "He was expelled from his native country"
rusticate - send to the country; "He was rusticated for his bad behavior"
4.ban - expel from a community or groupban - expel from a community or group  
expel, kick out, throw out - force to leave or move out; "He was expelled from his native country"

ban

verb
2. prohibit, bar, prevent, exclude, forbid, disqualify, preclude, debar, declare ineligible He was banned from driving for three years.

ban

verb
2. To keep from being published or transmitted:
noun
Translations
zákazzakázat
forbudforbydebanlysebanlysning
kieltääkielto
zabranazabraniti
betiltkitiltmegtiltástilt
bannbanna, leggja bann viî
禁止禁止する
금지금지하다
uždraudimasuždrausti
aizliegtaizliegums
interzice
prepovedatiprepoved
bannaförbjudaförbud
คำสั่งห้ามห้าม
cấmlệnh cấm

ban

[bæn]
A. Nprohibición f (on de) to be under a banestar prohibido
to put a ban on sthprohibir algo
to lift the ban on sthlevantar la prohibición de algo
B. VT [+ activity, book] → prohibir; [+ person] → excluir (from de) Ban the Bomb CampaignCampaña f contra la Bomba Atómica
he was banned from the cluble prohibieron la entrada en el club, lo excluyeron del club
he was banned from drivingle retiraron el carnet de conducir
the bullfighter was banned for three monthsal torero le prohibieron torear durante tres meses

ban

[ˈbæn]
n (= prohibition) → interdiction f
ban on sth [+ imports] → interdiction sur qch
There was a ban on smoking
BUT Il était interdit de fumer.
government plans for land reform and a ban on hunting
BUT des projets gouvernementaux pour des réformes agraires et l'interdiction de chasser.
to lift a ban on sth → lever l'interdiction sur qch
The General had lifted a ban on political parties → Le général avait levé l'interdiction sur les partis politiques.
a ban on doing sth → l'interdiction de faire qch
a three-match ban (on sports player)une suspension de trois matchs
vt [+ activity, smoking, alcohol, advertising] → interdire; [+ person] → exclure; [+ sports player] → suspendre
to ban sb from sth [+ match, competition] → exclure qn de qch; [+ country] → interdire qn de qch
The BBC were banned from the country → La BBC était interdite sur le territoire.
to be banned from doing sth → ne pas avoir le droit de faire qch
He is banned from entering the US
BUT Il est interdit de séjour aux États Unis.
He was banned from driving (British)
BUT On lui a retiré le permis de conduire.

ban

nVerbot nt; (Eccl) → (Kirchen)bann m; (Comm) → Embargo nt; to put a ban on somethingetw verbieten, etw mit einem Verbot/Embargo belegen (form); to lift a ban on somethingdas Verbot einer Sache (gen)/das Embargo für etw aufheben; a ban on smokingRauchverbot nt; a ban on keeping poultry outdoorsStallpflicht f für Geflügel
vt (= prohibit)verbieten; (Eccl) → auf den Index setzen; footballer etcsperren; to ban somebody from doing somethingjdm verbieten, etw zu tun; he is banned from this barer hat hier Lokalverbot; she was banned from drivingihr wurde Fahrverbot erteilt; banned substancesverbotene Substanzen

ban

[bæn]
1. ndivieto, bando
to put a ban on sth → proibire qc
2. (banned (pt, pp)) vt (alcohol, book, film) → proibire
to ban sb from sth → proibire qc a qn
to ban sb from doing sth → proibire a qn di fare qc
to ban sb from a place → proibire a qn di andare in un posto
they banned him from the competition → lo hanno escluso dalla gara
he was banned from driving (Brit) → gli hanno tolto (or ritirato) la patente

ban

(bӕn) noun
an order that a certain thing may not be done. a ban on smoking.
verb – past tense, past participle banned
to forbid. The government banned publication of his book.

ban

حَظْر, يَـمْنَعُ zákaz, zakázat forbud, forbyde verbieten, Verbot απαγόρευση, απαγορεύω prohibición, prohibir kieltää, kielto interdiction, interdire zabrana, zabraniti bandire, bando 禁止, 禁止する 금지, 금지하다 ban, verbannen forbud, forby zakaz, zakazać banir, proibição запрет, налагать запрет förbjuda, förbud คำสั่งห้าม, ห้าม yasak, yasaklamak cấm, lệnh cấm 取缔, 禁令

ban

vt. prohibir, suspender, suprimir.
References in classic literature ?
And if they laid you under a ban for adhering to me?
Joseph fell under a ban also: he would speak his mind, and lecture her all the same as if she were a little girl; and she esteemed herself a woman, and our mistress, and thought that her recent illness gave her a claim to be treated with consideration.
In a village, particularly, two people who robbed the community of its perquisites in this respect would be looked upon as "enemies of the people," and their joint life would begin under a social ban which it would cost much subsequent hospitality to remove.
If you go or come, eat or drink, bless or ban, Pax vobiscum carries you through it all.
The diet possesses the general power of legislating for the empire; of making war and peace; contracting alliances; assessing quotas of troops and money; constructing fortresses; regulating coin; admitting new members; and subjecting disobedient members to the ban of the empire, by which the party is degraded from his sovereign rights and his possessions forfeited.
Divulge the secrets of thy embassy To the proud orbs that twinkle - and so be To ev'ry heart a barrier and a ban Lest the stars totter in the guilt of man
The scarlet stains upon the body and especially upon the face of the victim, were the pest ban which shut him out from the aid and from the sympathy of his fellow-men.
forgive it, and that no ban is so heavy but that by prayer
Not many leagues from here is a tribe of Jews whose ancestors fled thither after an unsuccessful revolt against King David, and these their descendants are still under a ban and keep to themselves.
Nay," quoth Will Scarlet, laughing, "so far as that goeth, I know of a certain friar that, couldst thou but get on the soft side of him, would do thy business even though Pope Joan herself stood forth to ban him.
Thar Ban, jed among the hordes of Torquas, rode swiftly across the ochre vegetation of the dead sea-bottom toward the ruins of ancient Aaanthor.
He seized it now and swept it backwards and forwards in as large an area as he could, apparently to ban these ugly spectres, crying in a hoarse sort of screech--