Meaning of “ban” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /bæn/ (present participle banning, past tense and past participle banned)

B2 to officially say that someone must not do something:

A lot of people think boxing should be banned.
[ + from + doing sth ] Ian's been banned from driving for 2 years.

(Definition of “ban verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)