from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The act, an instance of debarring.
- n. In the United States Food and Drugs Act, a penalty imposed on persons or companies that commit crimes in connection with applications for approval of drugs, in which such persons are barred from submitting or assisting in the submission of such an application.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Hindrance from approach; exclusion.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of debarring or excluding; hindrance from approach; exclusion.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the state of being debarred (excluded from enjoying certain possessions or rights or practices)
- n. the act of prevention by legal means
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The U.S. government is moving toward "debarment" - which would prohibit the owner of Sulieman and his nephew from conducting business with the U.S. for up to three years.
But it didn't announce the ban, called a debarment, until Dec. 23 -- and then only after press reports about it.
But the paper said it did not announce the ban, called a debarment, until December 23 -- and then only after press reports about it.
In the environmental matter, while the guilty pleas won't impede BP's ability to do business generally, criminal-law experts say BP could meet with obstacles bidding for federal business, though it may negotiate with the Environmental Protection Agency to avoid "debarment" from bidding on government contracts.
In a Feb. 18 letter to Nunes, an SBA official said the agency had recommended that Nunes be considered for debarment from federal contracting because it "has information demonstrating" that Nunes "submitted false or misleading documents."
The SBA letter said Nunes "may provide SBA with any and all information you deem may be useful" before the agency decides if it will proceed with debarment.
A government contractor, for instance, could face suspension or debarment.
The stimulus board screens reports using a small computer system, costing around $2 million a year and using off-the-shelf technology, to flag recipients of stimulus dollars who may have criminal convictions, lawsuits, tax liens, bankruptcies or suspension and debarment proceedings.
The government has been signaling for the last couple years that pharmaceutical executives should expect to become targeted for prosecution or debarment.
This is an amazingly brilliant if impractical idea given the level of corruption in military and doubtless civilian procurement (sort of super-debarment for those versed in procurement law), but we all know it will never survive the legislative sausage factory.