Examples of debar in a Sentence
the judge debarred all of the reporters from the courtroom
Recent Examples of debar from the Web
About 100 employers were debarred during that time.
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Origin and Etymology of debar
Middle English debarren, from Anglo-French debarrer, from de- + barrer to bar
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
DEBAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of debar for English Language Learners
: to officially prevent (someone) from having or doing something
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