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ban
 n.  official prohibition; decree that prohibits something
Classic Sentence:
1  Sure that the convict who had broken his ban could not be far off, he established sentinels, he organized traps and ambuscades, and beat the quarter all that night.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER X—WHICH EXPLAINS HOW JAVERT GOT ON THE SCENT
2  He had just shut his eyes on an escaped convict who had broken his ban.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—JAVERT
3  Because that man was a fugitive from justice, who had broken his ban.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE OBSCURITIES WHICH A REVELATION CAN CONTAIN
4  If you go or come, eat or drink, bless or ban, 'Pax vobiscum' carries you through it all.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
5  As for the chance episcopal perquisites, the fees for marriage bans, dispensations, private baptisms, sermons, benedictions, of churches or chapels, marriages, etc.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER II—M. MYRIEL BECOMES M. WELCOME
Example Sentence: (50 in 4 pages)
16  Good manners ban abusive language anyplace.
17  Canada will ban smoking in all offices later this year.
18  The sanctions ban the sale of any products excepting medical supplies and food.
19  A multilateral nuclear test ban treaty was to be signed.
20  Nuclear testing was resumed in defiance of an international ban.
21  The protesters showed their defiance of the official ban on demonstrations.
22  Hundreds of people today defied the ban on political gatherings.
23  The pressure group is pushing for a ban on GM foods.
24  Several ministers have questioned the legality of the ban.
25  Many restaurants only keep a week's supply and if the ban is maintained chefs will have to find other recipes for their customers.
26  The Commission has now launched a high-level diplomatic offensive to reverse the ban.
27  Stringent security restrictions, including an almost total ban on hand luggage, remain in place at British airports after an alleged plot to blow up passenger aircraft.
28  Many restaurants only keep a week's supply and if the ban is maintained chefs will have to find other recipes for their customer.
29  The some doctors advocate a smoking ban in the entire house.
30  Opponents say the ban will prompt smokers to eat in nearby Los Angeles, which still allows people to light up if they're outdoors.