blacklists, blacklisting, blacklisted1) N-COUNT If someone is on a blacklist, they are seen by a government or other organization as being one of a number of people who cannot be trusted or who have done something wrong.
A government official disclosed that they were on a secret blacklist...
Most credit agencies run a 15-year blacklist effectively barring bankrupts from receiving credit.2) VERB: usu passive If someone is blacklisted by a government or organization, they are put on a blacklist.
[be V-ed] He has been blacklisted since being convicted of possessing marijuana in 1969.
[V-ed] ...the full list of blacklisted airports.Derived words:blacklisting N-UNCOUNT
...a victim of Hollywood's notorious blacklisting.
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blacklist — black‧list [ˈblækˌlɪst] noun [countable] a list of people, organizations, or countries that are disapproved of and that people avoid doing business with, for example because they are dishonest: • The companies had been placed on the blacklist… … Financial and business terms
blacklist — index bar (exclude), denounce (condemn), isolate, ostracism Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
Blacklist — Black list , v. t. To put in a black list as deserving of suspicion, censure, or punishment; esp. to put in a list of persons stigmatized as insolvent or untrustworthy, as tradesmen and employers do for mutual protection; as, to blacklist a… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
blacklist — ► NOUN ▪ a list of people or groups regarded as unacceptable or untrustworthy. ► VERB ▪ put on a blacklist … English terms dictionary
blacklist — [blak′list΄] n. a list of persons who have been censured and who are being discriminated against, refused employment, etc. vt. to put on a blacklist … English World dictionary
blacklist — (n.) also black list, black list, list of persons who have incurred suspicion, 1610s, from BLACK (Cf. black) (adj.), here indicative of disgrace, censure, punishment (attested from 1590s, in black book). Specifically of employers list of workers… … Etymology dictionary
blacklist — [v] ban banish, bar, blackball, boycott, debar, exclude, expel, hit list*, ostracize, preclude, proscribe, put on hit list*, reject, repudiate, snub, thumbs down*, vote against; concept 25 Ant. accept, allow, ask in, permit, welcome … New thesaurus
Blacklist — A blacklist is a list or register of persons who, for one reason or another, are being denied a particular privilege, service, mobility, access or recognition. As a verb, to blacklist can mean to deny someone work in a particular field, or to… … Wikipedia
Blacklist — En Internet una blacklist es un registro o lista negra , donde se registran IP de empresas que hacen Spam. Las blacklist son libres de tal forma que alguien de manera malintencionada puede meternos en su blacklist e impedir que p.e. nuestros… … Enciclopedia Universal
blacklist — I UK [ˈblækˌlɪst] / US verb [transitive, often passive] Word forms blacklist : present tense I/you/we/they blacklist he/she/it blacklists present participle blacklisting past tense blacklisted past participle blacklisted a) to keep a record of… … English dictionary