banned banned  /ˈbænd/


  1. (adj) forbidden by law
  2. (n) an official prohibition or edict against something
  3. (v) forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)
  4. (n) a decree that prohibits something
  5. (v) expel from a community or group
  6. (v) ban from a place of residence, as for punishment
  7. (v) prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure
  8. (n) 100 bani equal 1 leu in Moldova
  9. (n) 100 bani equal 1 leu in Romania
  10. (n) a bachelor's degree in nursing


  1. Rebel Seriously Funny Comedian Beppe Grillo may be banned from TV, but He hasnt let that stifle his unique political humor.
  2. Fenfluramine is banned in Japan, Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong and China, but products containing it can still be found on store shelves in many of those countries.
  3. In 1999, it was banned from the Olympics for its discrimination against women; only in 2002, after the fall of the Taliban, was it reinstated.


  1. Mercedes banned from 'young drivers' test

    Jun.21 (GMM) Mercedes has been banned from testing at Silverstone next month, it emerged as the FIA's international tribunal on Friday handed down its verdict. The German marque, and F1's tyre supplier Pirelli, were also "reprimanded" at the end of the so-called test-gate scandal and ordered to pay costs, as the judge's panel found the post-Spanish grand prix test at ... Keep reading
    on June 23, 2013     Source:

  2. British trainer Ian McInnes banned for 3 years

    LONDON (AP) -- A British trainer has been banned from racing for three years for running a horse nine times after it had undergone a procedure that is banned.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

  3. French actor Depardieu banned for drunk driving

    PARIS (Reuters) - French actor Gerard Depardieu was banned from driving for six months on Friday, after he was found to be three times over the alcohol limit when he fell from his scooter last year. The 64-year-old star of films such as Green Card and Cyrano de Bergerac was not in the Paris court to hear its decision to suspend his driving license and fine him 4,000 euros ($5,300). Drink-driving ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News


  1. "Anytime a company brings a banned hazardous product into the US marketplace, especially one intended for children, it is unacceptable," said Nancy Nord, acting chair of the Consumer Product Safety Commission. "Ensuring that Chinese-made toys...
    on Aug 1, 2007 By: Nancy Nord Source: TIME

  2. "She's not banned," New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman said on Sunday afternoon. "Celebrities aren't banned. If Michael Jordan showed up here he would have access [to the clubhouse], but not after a loss."
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: Brian Cashman Source: ESPN

  3. "I want to state clearly and without qualification: I did not take steroids, human growth hormone or any other banned substances at any time in my baseball career or, in fact, my entire life," Clemens said Tuesday in a statement issued through...
    on Dec 18, 2007 By: Roger Clemens Source: CNN International

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