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blacklist

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noun black·list \-ˌlist\

Definition of blacklist

  1. :  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.

Circa 1619

First Known Use of blacklist

circa 1619


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blacklist

verb black·list

Definition of blacklist

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to put on a blacklist

blacklister

noun

1702

First Known Use of blacklist

1702


BLACKLIST Defined for English Language Learners

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blacklist

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noun black·list \-ˌlist\

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


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blacklist

verb black·list

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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