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  • n. Plural form of barrier.

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Examples

  • And their weak wings beat against their barriers, ¬óbarriers of caste, of youth, of life; at last, in dangerous moments, against everything that opposed even a whim.

    IV. Of the Meaning of Progress.

  • Asked what he had to offer as a leader, Seremane, who turns 68 in August, said there was a "great role" he could play in helping to transcend what he called barriers to democracy in South Africa.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Breaking down those barriers is one of the great leaps forward that a community can begin to facilitate.

    Community management under the bonnet: 23 things « Innovation Cloud

  • Looking at the interlinking segments of the internet as being held apart by barriers is old-media thinking, and trying to interlink everything is verging on madness.

    2010 April « The Graveyard

  • At PinkDot, we believe the first step to overcoming these barriers is for open-minded segments of society to come together.

    Global Voices in English » Singapore: First LGBT Rally

  • My philosophy's always been that the way to confront gender barriers is to stop drawing lines, and that's why I've always strongly aimed to be "person writing about games who is, among other things, female," rather than to really stress the whole grrl-power thing.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • From the twin barriers, riders descended at more than 40 mph to the base of the course and the off-camber corners leading to the finish straight.

    Katie Compton completes Ohio sweep

  • From the twin barriers, riders descended at more than 40 miles per hour to the base of the course and the off-camber corners leading to the finish straight.

    Powers edges Trebon in finale to Cincinnati UCI3 Cyclocross Festival

  • And I still think that allowing repressive regimes the tools that let them open up access to the network gradually rather than demanding that they simply bring down all barriers is a better way of achieving political progress and more openness.

    Boundaries in cyberspace

  • August 12th, 2009 10: 56 am ET breaking of barriers is important, true enough

    Sixteen to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom

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