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1. blackball

verb. ['ˈblækˌbɔl'] vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent.

Synonyms

  • veto
  • contradict
  • vote
  • vote down
  • negative
  • vote out
  • kill
  • defeat
  • controvert
  • shoot down

Antonyms

  • allow
  • powerlessness
  • prove
  • validate

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2. blackball

noun. ['ˈblækˌbɔl'] the act of excluding someone by a negative vote or veto.

Synonyms

  • riddance
  • ejection
  • barring
  • expulsion

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • decriminalise
  • legalize
  • permit

3. blackball

verb. ['ˈblækˌbɔl'] expel from a community or group.

Synonyms

  • throw out
  • shun
  • kick out
  • ban
  • expel
  • ostracize
  • cast out
  • ostracise

Antonyms

  • affirm
  • agree
  • admit
  • conform

Example sentences of the word blackball


1. Verb, base form
This type of person might talk poorly to former colleagues, say negative things about you through industry organizations or trade groups, or attempt to blackball you with clients and vendors by spreading false and misleading information.

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