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adjective as in outlawed

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Mat Staver, chair of the Liberty Counsel, hailed the decision against bans on conversion therapy in a statement as a win for free speech and predicting similar rulings would follow.

The ban on outdoor exercise and even dog-walking had made the measures among the strictest in the world.

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The bans also don’t apply to law enforcement at the state or federal level.

Alison Maley, with the Illinois Statewide School Management Alliance, said the group supports a ban on prone restraint and has provided input to lawmakers on other parts of the legislation with the hope “that we can come to an agreement.”

Reports suggest new measures could be introduced, including a ban on private parties until Christmas, compulsory mask-weaking in schools, and even quarantine and sick leave for anyone experiencing symptoms of a regular cold.

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In Israel, however, a new law took effect January 1st that banned the use of underweight models.

Last summer, Louisiana also banned non-legal adoption, with offenders facing a penalty of $5,000 and up to five years in prison.

In 1956, Balenciaga and Givenchy banned the press from viewing their collections for a month to prevent counterfeiting.

Jordan also banned it, and Malaysia, Egypt, and Indonesia subjected it to their censorship boards.

Suppressed, banned, scorned—it seems to speak to something within the human mind (or soul, if you like) that is irrepressible.

An offence against table-manners is banned like an attack on the Church.

They were up on the level of the house now, past the long veranda with the banned black benches.

This gives a wrong impression about Nominalism, that it was banned in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries.

The job was a great national one, and let none be banned who bore an honourable part in it.

The president of the university banned political organizing on campus, but the civil rights kids wouldn't stop.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to banned, such as: illegal, taboo, forbidden, and black market.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.