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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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Similarly, M/s Sarhad Trading Corporation Peshawar Co Asakar Flour Mills Peshawar (registered) has also been blacklisted for its poor performance and alleged embezzlement in government wheat stock of 3319.
He added, changing the mentality of nationals is often faced with cultural barriers that directly contribute to the unemployment among Emirati women who make up more than 500 of blacklisted candidates.
Displaying the passion for a period they fear the academy is whitewashing, some 10 blacklisted men and women in their 70s and 80s said they plan to protest outside the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on Oscar night Sunday.
With Joe Mantegna channeling the blacklisted screenwriter, we should listen.
Steve Murphy, Ucatt general secretary, said: "This is a massive step forward in the campaign for justice for blacklisted workers.
When in 2009 the Information Commissioner's Office seized a Consulting Association database of 3,213 construction workers' names, they never contacted anyone to let them know they were blacklisted.
A US treasury official has stated that Russia has been warned that if they continue to deal with two blacklisted Syrian financial companies, they could risk being shunned by US and other banks.
Ucatt said many of its activists and officials had been blacklisted, often related to the raising of health and safety concerns on sites.
Nobody knows this better than Joe Mantegna, starring in the play ``Trumbo: Red, White and Blacklisted.
Kim Caudill and Billy Baker sent a letter to the group outlining how they believe Food Lion has blacklisted them after both men went to Washington and presented their stories about mistreatment of Food Lion workers to the U.
So far this year alone, millions of email users have been unknowingly blacklisted, often through no fault of their own.
His appointment comes six years after the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) uncovered a list of more than 3,000 blacklisted workers in the construction industry - 173 from Merseyside.
Francie, 69, from Dundee, spent his entire working career in electrical construction but was blacklisted from an early age.
WORKERS illegally blacklisted from jobs on building sites will finally get compensation from some of the industry's biggest firms.
Justin Bowden, GMB National Officer, said: "GMB will force the companies to apologise and compensate those they blacklisted.