transitive verb -rr-
- [formal]to debar somebody
fromsomethinghe's been debarred from attending the meetingsthe fact that she didn't have a degree debarred her from promotionse lo ha excluido de las reunioneshe was debarred from taking his final examel hecho de no tener un título universitario le impedía ascenderhe was debarred from holding public officese le prohibió rendir el examen finalExample sentences
- They say that's a financial interest that debars us from having an exemption.
- Many Americans believe Article 2 of the constitution, debarring foreign-born citizens from standing as president, to be outdated.
- When an allegation is made, the member is debarred, or effectively suspended, as they are not allowed to take part in any GAA activity.
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