blackball


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Synonyms for blackball

Synonyms for blackball

to prevent or forbid authoritatively

to exclude from normal social or professional activities

Synonyms for blackball

the act of excluding someone by a negative vote or veto

expel from a community or group

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The centenary of the strike was celebrated at Blackball and Greymouth (the West Coast's largest town) at Easter 2008.
When the comparison of several algorithms for a given problem is the issue, it seems like the domination number, or more exactly the blackball number, gives us enough information to rank the algorithms.
Paul Kaye and James Cromwell fly the flag for Britain in Blackball,as we are offered the preposterous concept of lawn bowls becoming a popular televised sport
If you're looking for a feel-good film with some good laughs then Blackball is worth a watch.
Blackball is loosely based on the true story of Griff Sanders, the self-styled John McEnroe of bowls, who received a nationwide ban from the game for excessive swearing.
I suspect all potential employers who learn of her pestilential recourse to law will secretly blackball her as more trouble than she's worth.
What is needed now is to strengthen democracy in the state's institutions and not to marginalize or blackball any layer in the Iraqi society," the statement quoted both officials as saying.
Arguing He first worked as a supermarket butcher, then bought and ran the Blackball Salami Company, near Greymouth, where he worked long hours to make a living.
FILM: St Helens'JohnnyVegas among the comic talents in Blackball (15),a humorous tale of crown green bowls in which bad boy genius Cliff (playedby Paul Kaye) wreaks havoc but becomes a star.
The club also includes deserving selections from National Lampoon's own library of movies, like National Lampoon's Blackball - a movie starring Vince Vaughn which puts a British spin on alternative-sports comedies like Dodgeball, Happy Gilmore, and Kingpin.
CHRIS Gladwin from Tables just missed out on a clean sweep in the Middlesbrough Central blackball Pool League.
In the sleepy seaside town of Torquay, Blackball says lawn bowls is the sport of kings.
Blackball follows the conventions of the sporting movie to the letter - the unlikely hero, battle against adversity, and the rousing triumph against seemingly insurmountable odds.