Meaning of “blacklist” in the English Dictionary

"blacklist" in American English

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blacklistverb [ T ]

us /ˈblækˌlɪst/

to put someone’s name on a list of people who are considered not acceptable, which keeps the person from getting jobs, going certain places, or doing particular things:

The industry blacklisted him for exposing its corruption.
noun [ C ] us /ˈblækˌlɪst/

The blacklist destroyed his career.

(Definition of “blacklist” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"blacklist" in Business English

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blacklistnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈblæklɪst/ us

a list of companies, organizations, or people that have a bad reputation or have done something illegal and that other organizations do not do business with because of this:

The bank is now on a blacklist of businesses targeted for future investigation.

blacklistverb [ T ]

uk /ˈblæklɪst/ us

to decide that you will not do business with an organization or person:

blacklist sb for sth They found themselves blacklisted for credit after being declared bankrupt.
blacklisted companies

(Definition of “blacklist” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)