un·​barred | \ ˌən-ˈbärd How to pronounce unbarred (audio) \

Definition of unbarred

1 : not secured by a bar : unlocked
2 : not marked with bars

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Recent Examples on the Web The decidedly cognizant, braggadocious front half gives way to unbarred perspective into a darker moment during Miller’s journey with drug abuse. Billboard Staff, Billboard, "Five Burning Questions: Billboard Staffers Discuss Post Malone's First Solo No. 1 With 'Circles'," 26 Nov. 2019 With unbarred views of the sea, the infinity pool also clocks in at 5 feet deep, shallow enough to stand and perfect for those not wanting to get their hair wet. Melanie Reffes, USA TODAY, "Best pools in the Caribbean, 2018 edition," 20 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of unbarred

1603, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Unbarred.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unbarred. Accessed 28 Feb. 2020.

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