ban

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Verb[change]

Plain form
ban

Third-person singular
bans

Past tense
banned

Past participle
banned

Present participle
banning

  1. (transitive) If you ban someone, you disallow or block someone from doing something.
    The girl was banned from joining the market.

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Noun[change]

Singular
ban

Plural
bans

  1. (countable) A ban is a rule that stops something from happening; a prohibition from something.
    The school's ban on candy will make everyone healthier.