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ban·ner

 (băn′ər)
n.
1.
a. A piece of cloth attached to a staff and used as a standard by a monarch, military commander, or knight.
b. The flag of a nation, state, or army.
2. A piece of cloth bearing a motto or legend, as of a club.
3.
a. A headline spanning the width of a newspaper page.
b. A rectangular space with text or graphics, especially an advertisement, running across the top of a webpage or other online document.
4. Botany See standard.
adj.
Unusually good; outstanding: a banner year for the company.
tr.v. ban·nered, ban·ner·ing, ban·ners
1. To supply with banners.
2. To give a banner headline to (a story or item) in a newspaper.

[Middle English banere, from Old French baniere, from Vulgar Latin *bandāria, from Late Latin bandum, of Germanic origin; see bhā- in Indo-European roots.]
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banner

(ˈbænə)
n
1. a long strip of flexible material displaying a slogan, advertisement, etc, esp one suspended between two points
2. a placard or sign carried in a procession or demonstration
3. something that represents a belief or principle: a commitment to nationalization was the banner of British socialism.
4. (Heraldry) the flag of a nation, army, etc, used as a standard or ensign
5. (Heraldry) (formerly) the standard of an emperor, knight, etc
6. (Journalism & Publishing) Also called: banner headline a large headline in a newspaper, etc, extending across the page, esp the front page
7. (Computer Science) an advertisement, often animated, that extends across the width of a web page
8. (Heraldry) a square flag, often charged with the arms of its bearer
vb
(Journalism & Publishing) (tr) (of a newspaper headline) to display (a story) prominently
adj
US outstandingly successful: a banner year for orders.
[C13: from Old French baniere, of Germanic origin; compare Gothic bandwa sign; influenced by Medieval Latin bannum ban1, bannīre to banish]
ˈbannered adj
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ban•ner

(ˈbæn ər)

n.
1. the flag of a country, army, troop, etc.
2. an ensign or the like bearing some device, motto, or slogan, as one carried in religious processions or political demonstrations.
3. a flag formerly used as the standard of a sovereign, lord, or knight.
4. a sign painted on cloth and hung over a street, entrance, etc.
5. anything regarded or displayed as a symbol of principles.
6. a headline in large, bold type across the top of a newspaper page.
7. a streamer with lettering, towed behind an airplane for advertising purposes.
adj.
8. leading or foremost; outstanding: a banner year for crops.
[1200–50; Middle English banere < Old French baniere < Late Latin bann(um) (variant of bandum standard < Germanic, compare Gothic bandwa sign; see band1) + Old French -iere < Latin -āria -ary]
ban′nered, adj.
ban′ner•less, adj.
ban′ner•like`, adj.
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Banner

 a body of men or troops who follow a banner; a group of knights.
Example: banner of horse, 1818.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.banner - long strip of cloth or paper used for decoration or advertisingbanner - long strip of cloth or paper used for decoration or advertising
flag - emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
2.banner - a newspaper headline that runs across the full pagebanner - a newspaper headline that runs across the full page
headline, newspaper headline - the heading or caption of a newspaper article
3.banner - any distinctive flagbanner - any distinctive flag      
flag - emblem usually consisting of a rectangular piece of cloth of distinctive design
oriflamme - a red or orange-red flag used as a standard by early French kings
Adj.1.banner - unusually goodbanner - unusually good; outstanding; "a banner year for the company"
superior - of high or superior quality or performance; "superior wisdom derived from experience"; "superior math students"
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banner

noun flag, standard, colours, jack, placard, pennant, ensign, streamer, burgee, pennon, banderole, fanion, gonfalon A big banner was draped across one of the streets.
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banner

noun
Fabric used especially as a symbol:
adjective
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Translations
رايَه، عَلَمشِعارعلم
praportransparentzástava
bannerfane
erakordnelahingulippstandart
banderollilippustandaaritunnus
kitűnőkiválólobogó
áróîursborîiflagg, fáni
transparantasvėliava
karogstransparents
lepaknapis
banderollfanastandar
biểu ngữ

banner

[ˈbænəʳ]
A. N (= flag) → bandera f; (= placard) → pancarta f
B. CPD banner ad N (Internet) → banner m
banner headlines NPLgrandes titulares mpl
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banner

[ˈbænər] n
(= flag) → bannière f
under the banner of sth (in support of sth)sous les étendards de qch
(on web page)bannière f Webbanner headline n (in newspaper)gros titre m
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banner

nBanner nt (also fig); (in processions) → Transparent nt, → Spruchband nt
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banner

[ˈbænəʳ] nstendardo, bandiera; (with slogan) → striscione m
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

banner

(ˈbӕnə) noun
1. a military flag.
2. a large strip of cloth bearing a slogan etc. Many of the demonstrators were carrying banners.
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