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American English: /ˈbɑrɪŋ/
British English: /ˈbɑːrɪŋ/


  • barring accidents
    a menos que suceda algo imprevisto
    si Dios quiere
    he said that, barring delays, …
    dijo que, a menos que or salvo que hubiera algún retraso, …
    barring martial law, we've done all we can to …
    salvo imponer la ley marcial, hemos hecho todo lo posible para …
    Example sentences
    • When people buy pets, they should keep them until death does them part, barring a few exceptional cases.
    • The 127 works on display are mostly water paintings, barring a few oil and knife paintings.
    • That is the new date of the local elections, and, barring an invasion from outer space, will also be General Election day.
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