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English noun: ban

1. ban (communication) a decree that prohibits something


Synonymsprohibition, proscription


Broader (hypernym)decree, edict, fiat, order, rescript


Narrower (hyponym)banning-order, cease and desist order, enjoining, enjoinment, injunction, interdict, interdiction

2. ban (quantity) 100 bani equal 1 leu in Moldova


Broader (hypernym)Moldovan monetary unit

3. ban (quantity) 100 bani equal 1 leu in Romania


Broader (hypernym)Romanian monetary unit


Part meronymleu

4. ban (communication) an official prohibition or edict against something


Synonymsbanning, forbiddance, forbidding


Broader (hypernym)prohibition


Narrower (hyponym)test ban

5. BAN (communication) a bachelor's degree in nursing


SynonymsBachelor of Arts in Nursing


Broader (hypernym)baccalaureate, bachelor's degree


English verb: ban

1. ban (social) forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)


ExamplesSam and Sue ban the movie


Synonymscensor


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)criminalise, criminalize, illegalise, illegalize, outlaw


Narrower (hyponym)embargo


Domain categorymedium

2. ban (communication) prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure


SamplesSmoking is banned in this building.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s VERB-ing


Broader (hypernym)disallow, forbid, interdict, nix, prohibit, proscribe, veto

3. ban (social) ban from a place of residence, as for punishment


Synonymsbanish


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)expel, kick out, throw out


Narrower (hyponym)rusticate

4. ban (social) expel from a community or group


Synonymsbanish, blackball, cast out, ostracise, ostracize, shun


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)expel, kick out, throw out









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