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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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  workman  who  has 
  been  discharged.  See  {Black  list},  under  {Black},  a. 
 
  If  you  blacklist  us  we  will  boycott  you  --John 
  Swinton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  blacklist 
  n  :  a  list  of  people  who  are  out  of  favor  [syn:  {black  book},  {shitlist}] 
  v  :  put  on  a  blacklist  so  as  to  banish  or  cause  to  be  boycotted; 
  "many  books  were  blacklisted  by  the  Nazis" 




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