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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.

black list

A list of persons or things considered undesirable or deserving punishment, as in Japanese beetles are on my black list of garden pests. The practice of making such lists is quite old. Notorious examples include the late 19th-century black lists of union members whom employers would not hire and the black lists of persons suspected of being Communists as a result of the hearings held by Senator Joseph R. McCarthy in the early 1950s. Today the term is also used more loosely, as in the example. [Early 1600s] Also see black book, def. 1.
See also: black, list

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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Bahrain also ratified the MAC and MCAA and provided information to 37 countries in 2018 and became a BEPS inclusive member in 2018 which led to its removal from the blacklist.
Now more people are asking with a heavy heart how the ministry's document is different from the blacklist of Park's Cheong Wa Dae, which was considered one of the most shameful aspects of her failed presidency which ended in impeachment.
However, if the foreigner is outside the country, the process is summary, and he is immediately included in the BI's blacklist,' Immigration added.
He observed that NAB had recommended to place the name of Bukhari on the Exit Control List (ECL), but he was only blacklisted. He also asked about the passport number, which had been
The court issued the directives while hearing two petitions together: one filed by Bukhari seeking removal of his name from the blacklist, and the other where a petitioner has challenged Bukharis name removal from the blacklist within mere hours which allowed him to leave the country for Umrah.
The Litigation Firewall is only part of the Blacklist's multilayered TCPA defense system, which includes data management tools and 24/7 legal support.
The effect is the same: major banks just don't want to do business with either country-- although Iran only talks about US sanctions, not FATF's blacklist or UN and EU sanctions.
"It is astonishing that there is a 'blacklist' of Sikhs in Canada since 2016 while India is taking its own list down.
CAMPAIGNERS who say they were blacklisted by construction giant Carillion say the firm's collapse was "karma".
BLACKLISTED construction workers yesterday staged protests against shamed firms responsible for targeting them.
Some of the biggest companies in the world, including Hewlett Packard, Motorola and Caterpillar are facing the prospect of being included on a UN blacklist of companies that violate international law for doing business in occupied Palestinian territories.
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The Information Commissioner raided the offices of the Consulting Association in 2009 and found a blacklist of 3,000 construction workers.
Dave Smith, of the Blacklist Support Group, said: "It seems the Tories are more interested in symbols of democracy and human rights than actual human rights of their own constituents."
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