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blackball

To actively keep someone from doing or participating in something, often by voting against their inclusion or involvement. For his horrible treatment of women, he definitely deserves to be blackballed by the entertainment industry.

blackball

tv. to vote against someone in a secret ballot. Someone blackballed the prospective member.
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TROPHY TIME: Tees potter Steve Woodier shows off his rewards from the World Blackball Pool Championships Picture by KATIE LUNN
Rileys Middlesbrough are holding the Blackball England trials this weekend, with a few Teessiders playing for a place in the England team.
But British cinema-goers aren't renowned for seeing more than one home-grown movie in a single month, so Blackball will have its work cut out if it's going head-tohead with Calendar Girls.
The Middlesbrough Blackball County Team manager and captain is offering a free lesson taster for pool players interested in receiving coaching.
Meanwhile Blackball star Paul Kaye, pictured left with co-star Alice Evans, said he thought someone would ambush him at the premiere just as he had done to stars when he played Dennis Pennis.
Five leagues in the North-east will be represented at this event, which will be played under blackball rules.
Paul then turned to acting, starring in the BBC1 drama Two Thousand Acres Of Sky, and now Blackball heralds his move to the big screen.
But then, if say, in the past, he refused to grant a business loan to one of the MGC members, this disgruntled member can blackball or reject his application.
WEST Yorkshire Blackball County pool are hoping to recruit from Huddersfield after the A team won the National title.
Towns like Blackball, once a hotbed of mining activity, gave birth to workers' movements and New Zealand's Labor Party.
He won the Blackball International World individual and seniors team titles in Killarney.
Goat watch: We remain fascinated by events in Blackball, New Zealand, where a gang of feral goats is terrorising the town.
The final capped off a terrific season for current England Under-23 blackball international Harris, who also took the Redcar Singles title with an 8-4 victory over Steve Burnett.
When we last left the Greek town of Kavala, its mayor had just attempted to blackball a monument to the town's 1,434 Jews who were murdered in the Holocaust.
Drawing on the research done by a team of Negro Leagues researchers who have been collecting blackball statistics for 15 years, he provides the year-by-year batting and pitching numbers for the Bacharach players.