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barring

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of barring

  1. the act of ordering that something not be done or used <most of the restaurant's customers applauded the barring of the use of cell phones in the dining room> Synonyms banning, prohibition, enjoining, forbidding, interdicting, interdiction, outlawing, prohibiting, proscribing, proscriptionRelated Words bidding, charging, decreeing, dictation, direction, instruction; deterrence, discouragement, dissuading; repression, suppression; coercion, compulsion, constraint, forceNear Antonyms allowance, permission, sufferance, toleration; approval, endorsement (also indorsement); authorization, clearance, license (or licence), sanction; encouragement, promotion, support; compliance, obedience, submission




barring

preposition

Synonyms and Antonyms of barring

  1. not including <we'll be there, barring rain or some other unexpected problem> Synonyms apart from, aside from, bar, except, beside, besides, but, except for, excluding, exclusive of, other than, outside, outside of, save, saving




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