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Pronunciation of Banned: Learn how to pronounce Banned in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word ban:

verb (bans, banning, banned)
[with object]
officially or legally prohibit (something):
parking is banned around the harbour in summer
officially prevent (someone) from doing something:
her son was banned for life from the Centre
1an official or legal prohibition:
a proposed ban on cigarette advertising
a three-year driving ban
an official exclusion of a person from an organization, country, or activity:
a ban on dangerous jet-ski riders
historical a sentence of outlawry:
the Presbyterians were under the ban of the law
2 archaic a curse:
the land might be smitten by the ban which once fell upon the Canaanites



Old English bannan ‘summon by a public proclamation’, of Germanic origin, reinforced by Old Norse banna ‘curse, prohibit’; the noun is partly from Old French ban ‘proclamation, summons, banishment’