- 1ban something to decide or say officially that something is not allowed synonym prohibit Chemical weapons are banned internationally. a campaign to ban smoking in public places
- 2 [usually passive] to order someone not to do something, go somewhere, etc., especially officially ban somebody from something He was banned from the meeting. ban somebody from doing something She's been banned from leaving Texas while the allegations are investigated.
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NAmE//bæn//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they ban
he / she / it bans
past simple banned
-ing form banning