Definition of disbar verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

disbar

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//dɪsˈbɑː(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈbɑːr//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they disbar
BrE BrE//dɪsˈbɑː(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈbɑːr//
 
he / she / it disbars
BrE BrE//dɪsˈbɑːz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈbɑːrz//
 
past simple disbarred
BrE BrE//dɪsˈbɑːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈbɑːrd//
 
past participle disbarred
BrE BrE//dɪsˈbɑːd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈbɑːrd//
 
-ing form disbarring
BrE BrE//dɪsˈbɑːrɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈbɑːrɪŋ//
 
 
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[usually passive] disbar somebody (from something/from doing something) to stop a lawyer from working in the legal profession, especially because he or she has done something illegal He was disbarred from the practice of law in Florida. She was in danger of being disbarred after allegations of fraud. Word Origin mid 16th cent. (originally in the general sense to exclude someone from something): from dis- ‘away’ + bar.
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