verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for blacklist
The Blacklist does have one unqualified success this season: its extraordinary work in overhauling Keen.The Blacklist’s Frustrating Fall: Keen’s a Keeper, but Red Regresses|Jason Lynch|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It highlights the biggest problem with The Blacklist as the show barrels towards the conclusion of its debut season.
On the drama side, James Spader breaks into the Best Actor category for his bravura scenery chewing on The Blacklist.15 Golden Globe Snubs and Surprises: No Oprah, No Jon Hamm, and More|Kevin Fallon, Marlow Stern|December 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For an anti-defamation league to put out a blacklist is to imply that those blacklisted are in the business of defamation.
Our highly anticipated new James Spader drama The Blacklist deserves to go into the 10 p.m. slot on Monday.
We should never have had a blacklist, etc., if that had been done.
To attain their end these associations made liberal use of the lockout, the blacklist, and armed guards and detectives.A History of Trade Unionism in the United States|Selig Perlman
The discussion was as profitless as that arising from the blacklist.
You shall divide my bundles among you and of course those who are on the blacklist will get the heaviest share.Contemporary One-Act Plays|Sir James M. Barrie
Great Britain's regulations on the blacklist and "bunker coal" had intensified this feeling.
British Dictionary definitions for blacklist
Derived forms of blacklistblacklisting, noun
Cultural definitions for blacklist
Concerted action by employers to deny employment to someone suspected of unacceptable opinions or behavior. For example, individual workers suspected of favoring labor unions have often been blacklisted by all the employers in a region.
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Idioms and Phrases with blacklist
A list of persons or things considered undesirable or deserving punishment, as in Japanese beetles are on my black list of garden pests. The practice of making such lists is quite old. Notorious examples include the late 19th-century black lists of union members whom employers would not hire and the black lists of persons suspected of being Communists as a result of the hearings held by Senator Joseph R. McCarthy in the early 1950s. Today the term is also used more loosely, as in the example. [Early 1600s] Also see black book, def. 1.