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blacklist

noun black·list \ -ˌlist \
Updated on: 8 Dec 2017

Definition of blacklist

: a list of persons who are disapproved of or are to be punished or boycotted

Examples of blacklist in a Sentence

  1. He's on the FBI's blacklist.

  2. The rental company has created a blacklist of bad drivers.

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First Known Use of blacklist

1624


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blacklist

verb

Definition of blacklist

transitive verb
: to put on a blacklist

blacklister

noun

Recent Examples of blacklist from the Web

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First Known Use of blacklist

1702


BLACKLIST Defined for English Language Learners

blacklist

noun

Definition of blacklist for English Language Learners

  • : a list of people, organizations, etc., that are disapproved of or that are to be punished or avoided


blacklist

verb

Definition of blacklist for English Language Learners

  • : to say that a person, company, etc., should be avoided or not allowed to do something : to place (someone or something) on a blacklist



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