Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of uttering a ban or curse; an execration or cursing of another.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an official prohibition or edict against something

Etymologies

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Examples

  • This decision is to put across the top of my stories the name Banning Jainlight.

    Tours of the Black Clock

  • Banning is bad, free speech is good; "let him speak" - polite applause

    Who's to blame?

  • The council item is referred to as "Banning the Sale of Cats and Dogs in Pet Shops," but it actually sets out that shops cannot sell dogs or cats unless the animals come from a municipal shelter, a Humane Society or registered rescue group.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • NEWPORT BEACH - Four hundred acres of coastal terrain known as Banning Ranch are worth millions of dollars less than previously thought, according to a new study that gives a small boost - perhaps too small a boost - to activists aiming to buy the land and thwart plans for hundreds of homes on the site.

    The Orange County Register - Homepage

  • Amendments Never Ratified Equal Rights Amendment Giving the District of Columbia voting representation in Congress Requiring a balanced federal budget Limiting congressional terms Banning a desecration of the United States flag Permitting prayer in public schools Requiring a two-thirds vote in the Senate and House of Representatives to raise taxes Banning abortion Banning child labor Prohibiting same-sex marriage President-elect Barack Obama, a former constitutional law professor, wouldn't likely support radical changes to a document he views as standing for certain enduring principles, say people who know him.

    The Constitution, Designed to Change, Rarely Does

  • The "Banning" of Pandas - an update - The Panda's Thumb

    The "Banning" of Pandas - an update - The Panda's Thumb

  • Indian Bureau maintains a large boarding school for Indian children at Banning which is in charge of the Sisters of St. Joseph.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • 'Banning' things may be the zeitgeist but some of us (myself included) want to resist further attempts to legislate our every move and instead focus on encouraging a society in which care for each other is the norm.

    London SE1 community website

  • 'Banning' and 'prevention' are high on Family First's agenda.

    Planet Atheism

  • "Perhaps I should call Banning and ask him a few questions about this man.

    Emily And The Stranger

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