banned [bænd] adj [only before noun]
not officially allowed to meet, exist, or be used
Leaders of the banned party were arrested last night.
He was suspended for using a banned substance (=a drug that people competing in sport are not allowed to take) .

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • banned — adjective not officially allowed to meet or exist: Leaders of the banned party were arrested last night …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • banned — band …   American English homophones

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