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blacklist

noun [C] uk   /ˈblæk.lɪst/ us  
a list of people, countries, etc. who are considered by a particular authority or group to be unacceptable and who should be avoided and not trusted

blacklist

verb [T often passive] uk   /ˈblæk.lɪst/ us  
to put someone's name on a blacklist: They were blacklisted because of their extreme views.
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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