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blacklist

1. noun A list of names of people, groups, or organizations who are to be banned, censured, or are under suspicion, as in politics, law enforcement, business, labor unions, etc. The country's government maintains a blacklist of people it deems dangerous. The company circulates a blacklist every year among its employees so they know not to offer jobs or information to people whose views run contrary to its values.
2. verb To put someone on a blacklist, that is, a list of names of people, groups, or organizations who are to be banned, censured, or are under suspicion. The influential writer was blacklisted early in her career for denouncing certain policies of the federal government. If you keep getting into fights there, the bar will eventually blacklist you.

blacklist

1. n. a list of the names of banned people; a list of people undesirable to some group. I hear they keep a blacklist of all the people they disagree with.
2. tv. to put someone’s name on a list of undesirables. They blacklisted me for not belonging to the right organizations.
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I think that there will be more public awareness about the blacklist now.
Many consumers inadvertently end up on a blacklist because they are unaware of how the process really works.
Dave Smith, of the Blacklist Support Group, told the annual conference of the Communication Workers Union, that postal workers should contact the ICO if they suspected their names were on the blacklist.
Bokenkamp also revealed to TV Guide that the Super Bowl episode of "The Blacklist," which is episode 9, will be taking place in a black-site prison, which is called 'The Factory.
Hollywood Ten screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is often described as breaking the blacklist when he earned screen credit for scripting Exodus (1960) and Spartacus (1960).
But this is just the tip of the iceberg now that a further 1,200 people will receive the shocking revelation that they are on the blacklist.
If you don't want others to know about your blacklist and to be able to view the journal of blocked calls and messages, use the password protection function
MPs have now launched an consultation into whether the victims of the blacklist should be entitled to compensation.
A group of activists unfurled a huge banner and walked down Oxford Street as part of their campaign against the use of the blacklist by construction companies.
The further tragedy is that the vast majority of the individuals affected have no idea they were included on the blacklist - no way to make sense of why they were continually turned away from construction sites.
For years, Curacao has been on the Brazilian blacklist of jurisdictions classified as tax havens and privileged tax regimes, meaning that Curacao has been unable to engage in business opportunities with Brazil, the largest economy in Latin America.
Dubai More than 800 unemployed Emiratis are currently on the Emirates National Development Programme (ENDP) database blacklist and will therefore not receive job search assistance for six months.
Treasury Department, which enforces sanctions, has failed to blacklist the new names, allowing the vessels to do business as usual despite the passage of 18 months.
In March 2009 shocking revelations of a well used blacklist of construction workers triggered information industry calls for stronger safeguarding of people's private data.
Libya lifted a visa ban on citizens of 25 European countries on Saturday after EU president Spain said a Swiss-instigated visa blacklist against 188 Libyans in those countries had been scrapped.