English - Vietnamese Dictionary
ban /bæn/Concise Dictionary
- động từ
- (từ cổ,nghĩa cổ) nguyền rủa
+a decree that prohibits something
+100 bani equal 1 leu in Moldova
+100 bani equal 1 leu in Romania
+an official prohibition or edict against something
+a bachelor's degree in nursing
+prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure
+forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)
+ban from a place of residence, as for punishment
+expel from a community or group
Advanced English Dictionary
1 prohibit, forbid, outlaw, proscribe, interdict, bar, disallow, debar:
They have banned smoking in all public places.
2 prohibition, taboo, proscription, interdiction, interdict; embargo, boycott:
They have put a ban on the sale of alcoholic beverages. The ban against importing firearms is strictly enforced.
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
+ verb (-nn-) [VN]
1 to forbid sth officially: Chemical weapons are banned internationally. + a campaign to ban smoking in public places
2 [usually passive] ~ sb from sth / from doing sth to forbid sb to do sth, go somewhere, etc., especially officially: He was banned from the meeting. + She's been banned from leaving Greece while the allegations are investigated. + (BrE) He was banned from driving for six months.
~ (on sth) an official rule that says that sth is not allowed: There is to be a total ban on smoking in the office. + to impose / lift a ban
blanket, complete, total | partial | temporary | overtime | advertising
a blanket advertising ban on tobacco
| driving | test
a nuclear test ban treaty
VERB + BAN
impose, introduce, place, put
The EU has imposed a ban on the import of seal skins.
| lift, overturn, remove | tighten | ease
The ban on exports has now been eased.
| call for, demand | oppose, reject | comply with | defy
The students took to the streets, defying a ban on political gatherings.
BAN + VERB
come into force, start | apply to sth, cover sth
The ban only covers tropical hardwood.
a ban on traffic in the town centre
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