unban

verb
un·​ban | \ ˌən-ˈban How to pronounce unban (audio) \
unbanned; unbanning

Definition of unban

transitive verb

: to remove a ban or prohibition from At least 14 governments in Africa and Asia said they will unban opposition parties.— Leonard R. Sussman

First Known Use of unban

1968, in the meaning defined above

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“Unban.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unban. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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