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barring

noun

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(Entry 1 of 3)

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

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barring

preposition

Synonyms of barring (Entry 2 of 3)

not including
  • we'll be there, barring rain or some other unexpected problem

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barring

verb
present participle of 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
  • beach-goers are barred from walking in roped-off sections of the beach to protect nesting birds

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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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The first known use of barring was in the 15th century

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“Barring.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/barring. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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