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tr.v. de·barred, de·bar·ring, de·bars
1. To exclude or shut out; bar.
2. To forbid, hinder, or prevent.
[Middle English debarren, from Old French desbarer, to unbar : des-, de- + barer, to bar (from barre, bar; see bar1).]
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|Noun||1.||debarment - the state of being debarred (excluded from enjoying certain possessions or rights or practices)|
exclusion - the state of being excluded
|2.||debarment - the act of prevention by legal means; "they achieved his debarment from holding public office"|
prevention, bar - the act of preventing; "there was no bar against leaving"; "money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza"