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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).]

de·bar′ment n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.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"
temporary removal, suspension - a temporary debarment (from a privilege or position etc)
prevention, bar - the act of preventing; "there was no bar against leaving"; "money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"


nAusschluss m; his debarment from the clubsein Ausschluss aus dem Klub
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They are part of a Negotiated Resolution Agreement (settlement agreement), under which the companies acknowledge responsibility for the underlying sanctionable practices and agree to meet specified integrity compliance conditions as a condition for release from debarment.
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Data from the Interagency Suspension and Debarment Committee's annual reports to Congress on the status of the federal suspension and debarment system reflects thousands of suspensions and debarments in recent years.
Cross-debarment in accordance with the Agreement for Mutual Enforcement of Debarment Decisions dated April 9, 2010, which, as of July 1, 2011, has been made effective by the World Bank, the ADB, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Inter-American Development Bank, and African Development Bank,' the World Bank said.
Corruption watchdogs in other countries protested their governments' contracts with CCCC and its subsidiaries, citing the World Bank debarment.
After his debarment, Skiscim allegedly continued to bid, contract, and supply defective airplane parts to the federal government through a series of shell companies using the names of relatives and fictitious people to mask his involvement from the United States Department of Defense, Defense Logistics Agency," the complaint included.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) imposed a three-year debarment on China First Highway Engineering Co.
The government's suspension and debarment (S&D) system has come under scrutiny by Congress and government watchdog groups over recent years.
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Contractors who do not comply with SCA risk severe penalties--large fines and/or debarment from government contracts.
In a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, he said while SIGAR had taken steps to initiate government-wide debarment of the individuals and entities, the State Department and USAID dealt with many of the contractors, possibly resulting in the award of contracts, grants, or cooperative agreements to them prior to their designation.