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Noun: blackball  'blak,bol
  1. The act of excluding someone by a negative vote or veto
    - barring
Verb: blackball  'blak,bol
  1. Expel from a community or group
    - banish, ban, ostracize, ostracise [Brit], shun, cast out
  2. Vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent
    "The President blackballed the bill";
    - veto, negative

Derived forms: blackballs, blackballed, blackballing

Type of: contradict, controvert, ejection, exclusion, expel, expulsion, kick out [informal], oppose, riddance, throw out

Encyclopedia: Blackball, Westland