A blacklist is defined as a list of disapproved people or organizations to be discriminated against in some way.(noun)
The Hollywood Ten and other entertainment professionals who were called out by the McCarthy hearings as suspected Communists is an example of a blacklist.
The definition of blacklist is the act of censuring or discriminating against someone.(verb)
Ronald Reagan being put on the Hollywood Blacklist in 1947 was an example of to blacklist.
See blacklist in Webster's New World College Dictionary
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