Debar - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dɪˈbɑːr|  American pronunciation of the word debar
Brit.  |dɪˈbɑː|  British pronunciation of the word debar


- bar temporarily; from school, office, etc. (syn: suspend)
- prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening (syn: avert, avoid, deflect, forefend, forfend, obviate)
- prevent from entering; keep out (syn: bar, exclude)


...the judge debarred all of the reporters from the courtroom...

Word forms

I/you/we/they: debar
he/she/it: debars
present participle: debarring
past tense: debarred
past participle: debarred
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