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 Meanings and Examples of BAN
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ban
 n.  official prohibition; decree that prohibits something
Example Sentence: (50 in 4 pages)
1  Until now, the government has only enforced the ban with regard to American ships.
2  The spokesman stressed that the measures did not amount to an overall ban.
3  They argue persuasively in favour of a total ban on handguns.
4  The British Sports Minister is reported to be ready to argue for an experimental lifting of the ban.
5  Lawyers for Attorney General Dan Lungren argued that the initiative did not impose a lifetime ban.
6  Johnson returned to the track after his ban but was a shadow of his former self.
7  The British Medical Association is/are campaigning for a complete ban on tobacco advertising.
8  They then barred him from watching Prisoner Cell Block H, before extending it to a total television ban.
9  Six journalists sought to challenge in court the legality of the ban on broadcasting.
10  The IWC voted to uphold the ban on commercial whaling.
11  Congress could ban the procession altogether.
12  There was a ban on political protests during the pilgrimage.
13  The group circulated petitions calling for a federal law to ban handguns.
14  The commission is calling for a global ban on whaling.
15  We will in addition work for a global ban on chemical and biological weapons and stronger controls to prevent proliferation of ballistic missiles.
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