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Definition of debar verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[usually passive] debar somebody (from something/from doing something) (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they debar
he / she / it debars
past simple debarred
-ing form debarring
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to officially prevent someone from doing something, joining something, etc. He was debarred from holding public office.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: debar