1. A list of persons or organizations that have incurred disapproval or suspicion or are to be boycotted or otherwise penalized.
2. A list of email addresses, IP addresses, domains, or keywords, that are expressly blocked by an email account.
tr.v. black·list·ed, black·list·ing, black·lists
To place on or as if on a blacklist.
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Indo-European & Semitic Roots Appendices
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