transitive verb present participle debarring past tense, past participle debarred
- [formal]to debar somebody
fromsomethinghe's been debarred from attending the meetingsse lo ha excluido de las reunionesthe fact that she didn't have a degree debarred her from promotionel hecho de no tener un título universitario le impedía ascenderhe was debarred from taking his final examse le prohibió rendir el examen finalhe was debarred from holding public officeExample 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Many Americans believe Article 2 of the constitution, debarring foreign-born citizens from standing as president, to be outdated.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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