verb (bans, banning, banned)[with object]
- 1Officially or legally prohibit (something): parking is banned around the harbour in summerMore example sentences
- Cars were banned from the park all day in a bid to keep traffic disruption to a minimum.
- York tourism boats can continue to ply their trade, but rowers are banned from the river.
- We therefore, demand that the internet be permanently banned from American homes.
- 1.1Officially prevent (someone) from doing something: her son was banned for life from the CentreMore example sentences
- Part of his bail condition bans him from the Hoover Drive area.
- To ban him presumably would be discrimination against people with bent arms.
- Magistrates issued the ASBO which bans him from parts of Penhill estate and includes a curfew after hearing Liam led a gang of louts who terrorised residents.
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- 1An official or legal prohibition: a proposed ban on cigarette advertising a three-year driving banMore example sentences
- Hunt supporters were today preparing a legal challenge to the ban on hunting which they claim will put more than 250 people out of work across Hampshire.
- The government of Indian-administered Kashmir is to launch a legal challenge to a ban on the weaving and trading of the world's most expensive shahtoosh shawl.
- The Times & Citizen leads with the report that the Oakley Hunt is vowing to continue despite the possibility of a legal ban on fox-hunting.
- 1.1An official exclusion of a person from an organization, country, or activity: a ban on dangerous jet-ski ridersMore example sentences
- But investor groups want an out-right ban on analysts participating in all investment banking activities.
- He said it was a very well known fact that the penalty for dragging the association to the court of law was a life ban from all football activities organised under the auspices of FAZ.
- It notes the evidence before the domestic courts to the effect that the European countries operating a blanket legal ban on homosexuals in their armed forces are now in a small minority.
- 2 • archaic A curse: the land might be smitten by the ban which once fell upon the CanaanitesMore example sentences
- Once enacted, the ban cannot be undone, even if the person has a change of heart, Severns said…
- He said soccer fans were an integral part of the soccer revolution anywhere in the world and cited cases when teams had failed to perform well once a ban was imposed on them to play in an empty stadium.
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- I've found a way to write a bannable book but not have it banned.
- Pretty soon he's going to install a feature that automatically bans people if they even think of posting anything bannable.
- I have never seen a game in which there was a clear list of bannable offences posted on the website.
Old English bannan 'summon by a public proclamation', of Germanic origin, reinforced by Old Norse banna 'curse, prohibit'; the noun is partly from Old French ban 'proclamation, summons, banishment'.
noun (plural bani /ˈbɑːni/)
- A monetary unit of Romania, equal to one hundredth of a leu.More example sentences
- If you want milk you have to ask for it and it costs extra (often 50 bani or 5000 old lei) and is usually a single creamer and not real milk.
- It costs 50 bani, which is about 8 cents Australian.
- Bus, tram and trolleybus tickets cost 70 bani and can be purchased at any RATB kiosk.