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# {{context|transitive|lang=en}} To place on a [[blacklist#Noun|blacklist]]; to mark a person or entity as one to be shunned or banned.
 
# {{context|transitive|lang=en}} To place on a [[blacklist#Noun|blacklist]]; to mark a person or entity as one to be shunned or banned.
#: ''You can '''blacklist''' known spammers with that button.''
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|title=[http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21583277-worlds-biggest-polluter-going-green-it-needs-speed-up-transition-can-china21583270-new-zealands-plan-regulate-designer-drugs-better-trying-ban-them-and-failing-new A new prescription]
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|passage=As the world's drug habit shows, governments are failing in their quest to monitor every London window-box and Andean hillside for banned plants. But even that Sisyphean task looks easy next to the fight against synthetic drugs. No sooner has a drug been '''blacklisted''' than chemists adjust their recipe and start churning out a subtly different one.}}
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#: {{usex|lang=en|You can '''blacklist''' known spammers with that button.}}
   
 
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Revision as of 03:37, 28 September 2013

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From black +‎ list.

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Noun

blacklist (plural blacklists)

  1. A list or collection of people or entities to be shunned or banned.
    The software included a lengthy blacklist of disreputable websites to block.

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Verb

blacklist (third-person singular simple present blacklists, present participle blacklisting, simple past and past participle blacklisted)

  1. (transitive) To place on a blacklist; to mark a person or entity as one to be shunned or banned.
    • 2013 August 10, “A new prescription”, The Economist, volume 408, number 8848: 
      As the world's drug habit shows, governments are failing in their quest to monitor every London window-box and Andean hillside for banned plants. But even that Sisyphean task looks easy next to the fight against synthetic drugs. No sooner has a drug been blacklisted than chemists adjust their recipe and start churning out a subtly different one.
    You can blacklist known spammers with that button.

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