Definition of DBS abbreviation from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌdiː biː ˈes//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdiː biː ˈes//
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(in the UK) Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly called the Criminal Records Bureau), a government body that checks to see whether people have committed crimes which make them unsuitable for certain jobs, e.g. working with children, or to adopt children a DBS check