Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of blackball.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of rejecting or voting against a candidate by the use of black balls.

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  • Showbiz alexhammer Chris Brown kills Twitter account after claim of album 'blackballing' - CNN. com michaeldjjohnson P. Diddy: 'I was worst dealer in history'

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  • This bizarre 'blackballing' took an amusing turn this week.

    Blackballed.

  • And amid the crossfire of charges and countercharges - Jellison accuses the government of "blackballing" her at independent DNA labs; federal officials acknowledge that many of those labs are under federal contract, and thus have conflicts of interest-the military is standing by its findings.

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  • Truth be told I don't think it was helped by the fact that EA are the delivery peeps for Rockband, and with Gamestop / EB's vs EA 'blackballing' (in UK at least) being in force, My local store put Rockband games behind the counter as 'ask for only' by orders of head office and GH3 - until World Tour came out - games and controllers in

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  • Seems to me there is another "blackballing" going on here?

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  • Brown accused record stores of 'blackballing' his latest album

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  • But despite several public apologies over the incident, the controversy surrounding Brown refuses to go away - he insists several major stores are "blackballing" his comeback record

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  • Chris Brown blasts retailers for "blackballing" his new album music retailers for refusing to sell his latest record following his conviction for

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  • But despite several public apologies over the incident, the controversy surrounding Brown refuses to go away - he insists several major stores are "blackballing" his comeback record Graffiti, which was released on Tuesday.

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  • Opinions are arguable, but any writing community is lost that confuses the activity of reviews with political blackballing.

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