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Definition 1: a decree that prohibits something - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for ban in the sense of this definition

(ban is a kind of ...) a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)

"a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there"

(... is a kind of ban ) an order that bans something

(... is a kind of ban ) (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity

"injunction were formerly obtained by writ but now by a judicial order"

(... is a kind of ban ) a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity

Definition 2: an official prohibition or edict against something - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for ban in the sense of this definition

(ban is a kind of ...) refusal to approve or assent to

(... is a kind of ban ) a ban on the testing of nuclear weapons that is mutually agreed to by countries that possess nuclear weapons

Definition 3: a bachelor's degree in nursing - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for ban in the sense of this definition

(ban is a kind of ...) an academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studies

Definition 4: 100 bani equal 1 leu in Romania - [noun denoting quantity]

(ban is a kind of ...) monetary unit in Romania

(... is part of ban) the basic unit of money in Romania

Definition 5: 100 bani equal 1 leu in Moldova - [noun denoting quantity]

(ban is a kind of ...) monetary unit in Moldova

Definition 6: prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure - [verb of communication]

Samples where ban or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Smoking is banned in this building

(ban is a kind of ...) command against

"I forbid you to call me late at night" "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store" "Dad nixed our plans"

Synonyms for ban in the sense of this definition

(ban is a kind of ...) declare illegal; outlaw

"Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S."

(... is a kind of ban ) ban the publication of (documents), as for security or copyright reasons

"embargoed publications"

(ban belongs to category ...) an intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication

Synonyms for ban in the sense of this definition

(ban is a kind of ...) force to leave or move out

"He was expelled from his native country"

Synonyms for ban in the sense of this definition

(ban is a kind of ...) force to leave or move out

"He was expelled from his native country"

(... is a kind of ban ) send to the country

"He was rusticated for his bad behavior"

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