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barring

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preposition bar·ring \ˈbär-iŋ\

Simple Definition of barring

  • —used to say that something will happen unless something else happens

  • : other than (someone or something)

Full Definition of barring

  1. :  excluding by exception :  excepting

Examples of barring

  1. No one, barring the magician himself, knows how the trick is done.

  2. <we'll be there, barring rain or some other unexpected problem>



15th Century

First Known Use of barring

15th century


BARRING Defined for Kids

barring

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preposition bar·ring

Definition of barring

  1. :  aside from the possibility of <Barring an emergency, I'll be there.>





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