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Plural of ban2.
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(Currencies) the plural of ban3
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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.
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.



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]



n., pl. ba•ni (ˈbɑ ni)
a monetary unit of Romania, equal to 1/100 of the leu.
[1960–65; < Romanian]
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The DSGMC will also start distributing free saplings of plants and trees as mentioned in the "Gurbani" such as 'Neem' and 'Ber' along with other species, beneficial for the environment.
TheJury for Screenplays is composed ofAzerbaijani and Russian screenwriter, People's Artist of AzerbaijanRamiz Fataliyev,photographer, animation directorand illustratorZeynab Gurbani Faryad (Iran),literary critic, translator, member of Azerbaijan Writers' Union since 1985,Honored Art WorkerIntigam Gasimzade (Azerbaijan),editorial writer and screenwriter, member of Azerbaijan Writers' and Cinematographers' UnionsGulshan Tofiggizi (Azerbaijan).
How will a Kartarpur buried in stone sustain the native flora and fauna that Baba Nanak talks about in Gurbani?
Gurbani Kaur, research associate, Research and Consulting, 6Wresearch, said: "In 2017, Saudi Arabia accounted for the maximum share of revenue pie in the overall Middle East Industrial valves market.
TV personality Gurbani Judge, more commonly known as Bani J or VJ Bani, is against body shaming and says it all began with the media.
"Jab pati ke ghar bahu ban kar jaana, toh yeh soch lena ki tum kainchi lekar jaana chahti ho ya buniya ki auzaar," ("When you go as a bride into your husbands home, you must decide whether you want to carry scissors with you or a pair of knitting needles!") Amitabh explained: "Scissors symbolising the cutting of relations in the new home and family; knitting needles, to knit the family together." Big B then said the Krishna had insisted that "when she goes she wants to have the prayers conducted by the four faiths" -- Gurbani (Sikhism), Shlokas (Hinduism), Bible reading (Christianity), and words from the Quran (Islam)".
Chahal, Jayant Yadav, R Gurbani, Navdeep Saini, Ankit Rajpoot, Md.
Providing a historical overview and mission statement of the clinic, the Director and Chief Executive Officer, Kishore Gurbani says his entity was established for the sole purpose of catering to the medical needs of Liberians.
'Our ancestral house at Okara, Pakistan has Gurbani engraved on top.
Jala's mantras for healing and releasing grief are largely sung in Gurbani, a Sikh term that means "words of the guru" or "songs of the guru." One notable exception is the opening track, "Blue Lotus Feet (Asherah)," which begins with a chant to the Divine Mother in English and ends with a dreamlike, slow-motion Hebrew chant to the goddess of Heaven and fertility in an ancient Semitic religion.