Definition of debar verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

debar

 verb
verb
NAmE//diˈbɑr//
 
[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.
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