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English

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
banner

Plural
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  1. A flag or standard used by a military commander, monarch or nation.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. By extension, a cause or purpose; a campaign or movement.
    They usually make their case under the banner of environmentalism.
  5. 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.
  6. (heraldry) The principal standard of a knight.
  7. A person etc. who bans something.

Derived terms

Translations

Adjective

banner (not comparable)

Positive
banner

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Exceptional; very good.
    It is a banner achievement for an athlete to run a mile in under four minutes.

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References

  • The Manual of Heraldry, Fifth Edition, by Anonymous, London, 1862, online at [1]

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