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 for banned
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ban \Ban\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Banned (b[a^]nd); p. pr. & vb.
     n. Banning.] [OE. bannen, bannien, to summon, curse, AS.
     bannan to summon; akin to Dan. bande, forbande, to curse, Sw.
     banna to revile, bannas to curse. See Ban an edict, and cf.
     1. To curse; to invoke evil upon. --Sir W. Scott.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To forbid; to interdict. --Byron.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: forbidden by law [syn: banned, prohibited]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  39 Moby Thesaurus words for "banned":
     barred, contraband, debarred, deported, ejected, excluded, exiled,
     expelled, forbade, forbid, forbidden, illegal, illicit, left out,
     liquidated, nonpermissible, not in it, not included, not permitted,
     off limits, out of bounds, outlawed, precluded, prohibited, purged,
     ruled out, shut out, taboo, tabooed, unallowed, unauthorized,
     under the ban, unlawful, unlicensed, unpermissible, unsanctioned,
     untouchable, verboten, vetoed

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