Translation of "ban" - English-Portuguese dictionary


verb uk /bæn/ us /bæn/ present participle banning, past tense and past participle banned

to officially stop a person or many people from doing something

I think plastic bags should be banned.
noun uk /bæn/ us /bæn/

an official rule that people must not do or use something

There is a ban on smoking in restaurants.

(Translation of “ban” from the Cambridge English–Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)