ban · verb T usually passive /bæn/Full view
B2 to forbid something, especially officially
Dictionary examples:

The film was banned in several countries.

She was banned from driving for two years.

Learner example:

Personally, I think that driving private cars in the main parts of cities should be banned. (First Certificate in English; B2; Polish)

ban · noun C /bæn/
B2 an official order that prevents something from happening
Dictionary example:

There should be a ban on talking loudly in movie theaters.

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