1. barring, blackball, ejection, exclusion, expulsion, riddance

usage: the act of excluding someone by a negative vote or veto


1. banish, ban, ostracize, ostracise, shun, cast out, blackball, expel, throw out, kick out

usage: expel from a community or group

2. veto, blackball, negative, oppose, controvert, contradict

usage: vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent; "The President vetoed the bill"

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