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debar

Synonyms of debar in English:

verb

  • 1 women were no longer debarred from the club
    exclude, ban, bar, disqualify, disentitle, declare ineligible, preclude, rule out, shut out, lock out, keep out, reject, blackball;
    say no to, leave out in the cold, give the cold shoulder to, stand in the way of, refuse entrance to;
    North American disfellowship
    [Antonyms] admit
  • 2 the unions were debarred from holding a strike ballot
    prevent, prohibit, proscribe, disallow, ban, interdict, block, stop, curb, restrict, restrain, obstruct, hinder;
    archaic let
    [Antonyms] allow
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