Translation of "ban" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

ban

verb [ T usually passive ] uk /bæn/ us /bæn/ -nn-

B2 to forbid (= refuse to allow) something, especially officially

(尤指官方)禁止
The film was banned (= the government prevented it from being shown) in several countries. 该片在几个国家都禁止放映。
[ + from + -ing verb ] She was banned from driving for two years. 她被禁止开车两年。
noun [ C ] uk /bæn/ us /bæn/

B2 an official order that prevents something from happening

(尤指官方)禁止,取缔
There should be a ban on talking loudly in cinemas. 电影院里应该禁止大声交谈。

(Translation of “ban” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)