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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of blackball.

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Examples

  • Post columnist Tom Keegan in his book last year that Durocher was blackballed from the American League after the incident, and his career nearly ended.

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  • "blackballed" - shunned by Wall Street firms, he said.

    TheState.com: The Buzz

  • Cat, still angry at being "blackballed," seems game.

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  • Tom Farer, a legal adviser to Howe, says that Aidid thought he had been "blackballed" as a Somali leader. '

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  • I had a particular interest, because the developer had 'blackballed' me as a suitable person to be Chair of the meeting.

    Blackballed.

  • It's understood police will allege the men "blackballed" the victim on several occasions -

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  • Disney also fired one of the creators and "blackballed" him from directing any other Disney shows after he testified against the company in a union arbitration hearing, according to the lawsuit in Superior Court.

    Courthouse News Service

  • Correll also says he was wrongfully terminated by the Mouse House and "blackballed" from being involved in other Disney projects.

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  • He claims his attempts to report the alleged misconduct were ignored by co-producers and he was ultimately "blackballed" from working on the show.

    London Free Press

  • It is understood police will allege the men "blackballed" the victim on several occasions -

    Daily Telegraph | Top Stories

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