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  1. barring, blackballverb

    the act of excluding someone by a negative vote or veto


  2. banish, ban, ostracize, ostracise, shun, cast out, blackballverb

    expel from a community or group

    ostracize, veto, toss, relegate, cast out, toss out, fling, eschew, banish, chuck out, dispose, ban, throw away, bar, censor, cast away, ostracise, cast aside, throw out, negative, put away, toss away, discard, shun

  3. veto, blackball, negativeverb

    vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent

    "The President vetoed the bill"

    ostracize, forbid, negative, veto, ostracise, prohibit, banish, ban, nix, interdict, proscribe, cast out, disallow, shun

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  1. blackballverb

    exclude by black balls, reject by a negative vote

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  1. Rhonda Shear:

    How, if I was a serious actress, I would have never taken a commercial … I was nervous, but I told him I had permission from everyone. He said, ‘ Well, you did n’t get it from me. ’ He then walked out and left me with my costume in hand … They did n’t blackball me, but I never heard from ‘ Happy Days ’ again.

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