disbar(redirected from disbarments)
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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.
vb (tr) , -bars, -barring or -barred
(Law) to deprive of the status of barrister; expel from the Bar
Usage: Disbar is sometimes wrongly used where debar is meant: he was debarred (not disbarred) from attending meetings
v.t. -barred, -bar•ring.
to expel from the legal profession.
Past participle: disbarred
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|Verb||1.||disbar - remove from the bar; expel from the practice of law by official action; "The corrupt lawyer was disbarred"|
practice of law, law - the learned profession that is mastered by graduate study in a law school and that is responsible for the judicial system; "he studied law at Yale"
disqualify - declare unfit; "She was disqualified for the Olympics because she was a professional athlete"