Blackballing is a rejection in a traditional form of secret ballot, where a white ball
or ballot constitutes a vote in support and a
In some cases, a single black ball would be enough to deny a membership, while
others ... In those cases, slipping through with a single black ball could let a new
to prevent (someone) from joining a group, club, etc., by voting against him or her
. Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary. Examples:
If you do not pay commission to the director of the committee, he will
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A negative vote, especially one that blocks the admission of an applicant to an
organization. 2. A small
Jun 14, 2015
a secret ballot or vote against a person or thing.
Blackball definition, to vote against (a candidate, applicant, etc.). See more. ... a
black ball placed in a ballot box signifying a negative vote.
Country club members might initiate a
To cosnpire to ruin someones reputation untill they become unemployable and people refuse to associate with them.