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tr.v. dis·barred, dis·bar·ring, dis·bars
To prohibit (an attorney) from the practice of law by official action or procedure.

dis·bar′ment n.
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Noun1.disbarment - the act of expelling a lawyer from the practice of law
banishment, proscription - rejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone
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"


[dɪsˈbɑːmənt] Ninhabilitación f (para el ejercicio de la abogacía)
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