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EnglishEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbænə(ɹ)/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈbænɚ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ænə(r)
  • Homophone: banter (some North American dialects)

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French baniere (Modern bannière), of Germanic origin. More at band.

NounEdit

banner (plural banners)

  1. A flag or standard used by a military commander, monarch or nation.
  2. (by extension) the military unit under such a flag or standard.
  3. (by extension) a military or administrative subdivision.
  4. Any large sign, especially if constructed of soft material or fabric.
    The mayor hung a banner across Main Street to commemorate the town's 100th anniversary.
  5. A large piece of silk or other cloth, with a device or motto, extended on a crosspiece, and borne in a procession, or suspended in some conspicuous place.
  6. (by extension) a cause or purpose; a campaign or movement.
    They usually make their case under the banner of environmentalism.
  7. (journalism) The title of a newspaper as printed on its front page; the nameplate; masthead.
  8. (Internet, television) A type of advertisement in a web page or on television, usually taking the form of a graphic or animation above or alongside the content. Contrast popup, interstitial.
  9. (heraldry) The principal standard of a knight.
  10. A type of administrative division in Inner Mongolia, China (хошуу/) and Tuva (кожуун), made during the w:administrative divisions of Mongolia during Qing. At this time, Outer Mongolia and part of Xinjiang was also divided this way.
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AdjectiveEdit

banner (not comparable)

  1. Exceptional; very good.
    It is a banner achievement for an athlete to run a mile in under four minutes.
    • 1853, New-Hampshire Missionary Society, Annual Report of the Trustees of the New Hampshire Missionary Society, Volumes 50-57[1], volume 53, Steam power press of McFarland & Jenks, page 16:
      The year just closed has been the banner year for New-Hampshire Home Missions. The amount raised for the cause is $505,38 more than ever was raised before in any one year.
TranslationsEdit
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VerbEdit

banner (third-person singular simple present banners, present participle bannering, simple past and past participle bannered)

  1. (transitive) To adorn with a banner.

Etymology 2Edit

ban +‎ -er

NounEdit

banner (plural banners)

  1. One who bans something.

ReferencesEdit

  • The Manual of Heraldry, Fifth Edition, by Anonymous, London, 1862, online at [2]

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From French bannière

NounEdit

banner n (definite singular banneret, indefinite plural banner or bannere, definite plural bannera or bannerne)

  1. a banner (most senses)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French bannière

NounEdit

banner n (definite singular banneret, indefinite plural banner, definite plural bannera)

  1. a banner (most senses)

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PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

banner m (plural banners)

  1. (Internet) banner (advertisement in a web page)

ScotsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

banner (plural banners)

  1. banner, flag

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SpanishEdit

NounEdit

banner m (plural banners)

  1. banner