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bar

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1 a straight piece (as of wood or metal) that is longer than it is wide
  • All of the prison's windows are partially covered with steel bars.
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2 a line or long narrow section differing in color from the background
  • The cat had a bar of white down her throat.
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3 a pile or ridge of granular matter (as sand or snow)
  • More than one boater has run aground on that treacherous bar of sand in the river.
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4 a place of business where alcoholic beverages are sold to be consumed on the premises
  • a bar that serves meals as well as drinks
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5 an assembly of persons for the administration of justice
  • The younger judge brought a fresh viewpoint to the bar.
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court of law

7 something set up as an example against which others of the same type are compared
  • We need to raise the bar for what is acceptable behavior in this situation.
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bar

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not including
  • Everyone in the company is invited, bar none.
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bar

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1 to make stripes on
  • barred the fence with white strips
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3 to prevent the participation, consideration, or inclusion of
  • Gangs of rowdy teenagers have been barred from the mall.
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close one's doors to

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4 to disallow entry into (a place) by means of a physical barrier at the entry point
  • The bikeway was barred by a huge fallen tree.
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