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English definition of “blacklist”

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 trustedForbidding and banning things

blacklist

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