blackball Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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blackballverb [T]

uk   /ˈblæk.bɔːl/  us   /-bɑːl/
to ​vote against ​allowing someone to be a ​member of an ​organization or ​group: He was ​initially blackballed because of a ​dispute he ​once had with a ​couple of the ​committeemembers.
(Definition of blackball from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “blackball”
in Chinese (Simplified) 投票反对(某人)加入…
in Chinese (Traditional) 投票反對(某人)加入…
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