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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 ​certainplaces, or doing ​particular things: The ​industry blacklisted him for ​exposingitscorruption.
blacklist
noun [C]  us   /ˈblækˌlɪst/
The blacklist ​destroyed his ​career.
(Definition of blacklist from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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blacklistnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈblæklɪst/
a ​list of ​companies, ​organizations, or ​people that have a ​badreputation 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 ​businessestargeted for future ​investigation.

blacklistverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈblæklɪst/
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 ​declaredbankrupt. blacklisted ​companies
(Definition of blacklist from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “blacklist”
in Chinese (Simplified) 黑名单…
in Turkish kara liste oluşturmak, kara listeye almak…
in Russian вносить в черный список…
in Chinese (Traditional) 黑名單…
in Polish czarna lista…
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