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blacklist

verb [T]  /ˈblækˌlɪst/ us  
to put someone’s name on a list of people who are considered not acceptable, which keeps the person from getting jobs, going certain places, or doing particular things: The industry blacklisted him for exposing its corruption.
blacklist
noun [C]  /ˈblækˌlɪst/ us  
The blacklist destroyed his career.
Translations of “blacklist”
in Chinese (Traditional) 黑名單…
in Russian вносить в черный список…
in Turkish kara liste oluşturmak, kara listeye almak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 黑名单…
in Polish czarna lista…
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