Noun Black-listed Definition and Examples







(of a building in the UK) officially designated as being of architectural or historical importance and having protection from demolition or major alterations.
  1. 'Not all historic structures are given listed building protection.'
  2. 'It was not until the Town and Country Planning Act of 1968 forced owners to seek permission to demolish listed buildings that the wave of demolitions finally came to an end.'
  3. 'It is a good idea to consult an architect who specialises in listed buildings.'
  4. '‘We will get passed them because it is a listed building and of historic and architectural worth for Scotland,’ said a spokeswoman.'
  5. 'With another tranche of listed buildings potentially being demolished at Gatwick, the severe impact of any proposals to extend airports in the South East has been underlined.'
  6. 'The Martello Tower is a listed building and more than 200 years old.'
  7. 'Plans to demolish the listed building, which were submitted by the church itself, prompted a petition and 70 letters of objection.'
  8. 'Objectors feared that traffic would be increased in Bootham and the character of the listed hospital building would be compromised.'
  9. 'There are around 200 listed church buildings in the Manchester area.'
  10. 'One wonders whether the Secretary of State would have shown a bit more interest were the listed building to be demolished a Georgian house or Victorian town hall rather than a twentieth century factory.'
Relating to or denoting companies whose shares are quoted on the main market of the London Stock Exchange.
  1. 'Firstly, the company is about as understandable as it gets, with its proprietary database of listed companies underpinning the share research of many a market punter.'
  2. 'This is as a result of low demand for shares on the stock market thereby failing to influence the share prices of the listed and quoted companies on the stock market.'
  3. 'But the ones of particular interest in the New Zealand market are equity warrants, linked to the shares of a listed company.'
  4. 'The warrants can be purchased through Irish stockbrokers and are traded as listed securities on the Irish Stock Exchange.'
  5. 'He said the stock markets also provide listed companies with a platform to raise long term capital and that it also offered investors alternative investment.'
  6. 'The combined value of all the shares in a listed company.'
  7. 'The companies are set to be merged before floating on the stock market and the merger will create the largest listed media group in Germany.'
  8. 'Were any of the profits derived from other than the sale of listed shares?'
  9. 'This gives the firm the responsibility of maintaining positions in a particular listed stock to enhance market liquidity for that stock.'
  10. 'The equity market's performance was high largely on account of share gains in four of the listed companies on the stock exchange.'


1. a list of persons under suspicion, disfavor, censure, etc.: His record as an anarchist put him on the government's blacklist.

2. a list privately exchanged among employers, containing the names of persons to be barred from employment because of untrustworthiness or for holding opinions considered undesirable.

3. a list drawn up by a labor union, containing the names of employers to be boycotted for unfair labor practices. verb (used with object)

4. to put (a person, group, company, etc.) on a blacklist.


"black-listeds can rebuild throughout countries."



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