In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
transitive verbbanned, banning
1(book/smoking) prohibir(organization) proscribir(activity) prohibir(activity) vedartomorrow's demo has been banned — han prohibido / desautorizado la manifestación de mañana
- ban the bomb! — ¡no a la bomba atómica!
- to ban sb from sth
- she's banned from that club — tiene prohibida / vedada la entrada a ese club
- he was banned from playing for one year — lo suspendieron por un año
- the staff are banned from joining a trade union — el personal tiene prohibido afiliarse a un sindicato
- Any car which fails to finish a stage is banned from competing in the rest of the race.
- More amusingly, he briefly attempted to ban me from the campaign after my latest efforts to pry answers out of his blandly evasive candidate.
- Mr Ross said his client would benefit from an order banning him from the town centre.
- He said if he was banned for a year he would try to get a job to pay off his student loan until he was allowed back to his studies.
- Actually, with a new CD coming out in eight weeks, she might ride this puppy to the top of the charts, even if they ban her from the Grammies.
- Part of his bail condition bans him from the Hoover Drive area.
- Fourteen-year-old Megan declares that her dad is an embarrassment, and even bans him from her soccer games.
- I was turning pro then anyway but I came home and there was talk about the pro game banning me as well.
- But proposals to ban daytime deliveries on some of Kendal's shopping streets have been greeted with outrage by shopkeepers, who fear they could be forced out of business.
- The order also bans him from Woodhall Parade, Broomfield Parade and the area surrounding St John Payne School.
- The pop star was then banned from Cuba on the orders of Fidel Castro, the president.
- To ban him presumably would be discrimination against people with bent arms.
- Yellow lines banning evening parking in nine York city centre streets finally look set to be scrapped.
- Cars were banned from the park all day in a bid to keep traffic disruption to a minimum.
- The University was eager to point out that alcohol is banned from Oxford's streets.
- In addition, the proposal bans the broadcast of violent and pornographic materials between 6 am and 11 pm.
- He remembers a list of places from which he is banned and scurries away to retrieve it.
- As a result of this, the islanders are banned from fishing in their own waters.
- If all private cars were banned from zone one of London the city would be a better place.
- The guard saw him leaving and told him not to come back because he was banned for life.
- The subject is banned from our interview because the case has still to come to court.
- The UN issued a proposal Tuesday to ban single-hulled ships from carrying heavy oil in European Union waters.
- In a major policy change, the winter-use plan issued in 2000 proposed to ban snowmobiles from the park.
- It is baffling to me why anyone would want to create a monopoly, a power to censor and prohibit, and ban the reporting of open justice.
- Can't we start a petition to ban him from his own movies?
- Soon after the council announced it could pedestrianise St Leonard's Place, a proposal to ban traffic along Fossgate is being favourably considered.
- The order bans him from the area around Broad Street between 7pm and 2am for the next two years.
- Foster was to plead his innocence and Carlyle has indicated that the club would appeal if he is banned.
- The blood lab said they were banning me unless I come back with some new veins.
- One reason the hotel is so magically peaceful is that cars are banned from the mountain.
- In a landmark legal case, they have persuaded a court to issue an Anti-Social Behaviour Order, which bans her from their neighbourhood.
- He was jailed three times for repeatedly flouting a court order banning him from the estate.
- Under the gagging order the media was banned from publishing anything he had to say.
- Magistrates issued the ASBO which bans him from parts of Penhill estate and includes a curfew after hearing Liam led a gang of louts who terrorised residents.
- Grease is the word when it comes to the political debate sparked off by Labor's proposal to ban food and drink advertising on kids' TV.
- York tourism boats can continue to ply their trade, but rowers are banned from the river.
- And he said, you know, I think they're trying to ban me for life.
- We therefore, demand that the internet be permanently banned from American homes.
- If they legally ban cloning research in order to prohibit progress on the research, I will fight to change the laws.
1(prohibition)prohibición feminineto put / impose a ban on sth — prohibir algo
- there's a ban on alcohol at soccer matches — han prohibido las bebidas alcohólicas en los partidos de fútbol
- to remove the ban on sth — levantar la prohibición de algo
- to be under a ban — estar prohibido
- On Sept.4, 1997, the city announced a ban on legal prostitution.
- The prohibitions include a ban on trading and sleeping on the sidewalk, green areas, riverbanks and other public places.
- McConnell has taken advice from his legal team that a ban on public health grounds in Scotland is entirely within his powers.
- Exceptional circumstances have allowed a man to escape a driving ban, despite admitting being almost twice the legal limit.
- In the absence of these measures a legal ban on strike looks somewhat arbitrary.
- As well as the three-year driving ban and six-month curfew, the magistrates also ordered her to sit another test before getting her licence back.
- The Senate is currently considering a legal ban on human cloning passed by the House of Representatives in July.
- American fighter pilots are routinely given amphetamines on combat missions to keep them awake, despite an official ban on the use of the drugs, the US Air Force has confirmed.
- The government of Indian-administered Kashmir is to launch a legal challenge to a ban on the weaving and trading of the world's most expensive shahtoosh shawl.
- The legal ban on building houses within 100 metres of the sea is now being enforced.
- And its results fall far short of what most Dales residents and visitors want - namely, a complete legal ban on off-roading in the national park.
- Hunt supporters were today preparing a legal challenge to the ban on hunting which they claim will put more than 250 people out of work across Hampshire.
- Already, a hotel chain and a sports club have mounted separate legal challenges to the ban.
- Despite the official ban on direct trade with China, cross-strait trade soared into record territory, economics officials said yesterday.
- The legal challenge to the ban on same-sex marriage starts November 7.
- A legal ban on biotech research will have little effect on corporate profits, despite Sanders' rhetoric.
- Finally, a three-year ban on all sealing was recommended, the foundation of the moratorium approach to conservation of marine mammals.
- For this reason, and because of the potential hazards described in this article, a legal ban on the use of powdered latex gloves may occur.
- The thaw in relations also removed a three-year ban on bilateral sporting events in October 2003.
- The Times & Citizen leads with the report that the Oakley Hunt is vowing to continue despite the possibility of a legal ban on fox-hunting.
2bans plural→ banns
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