from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of debarring or excluding; hindrance from approach; exclusion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Hindrance from approach; exclusion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act, an instance of debarring.
  • noun US, law 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 WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the state of being debarred (excluded from enjoying certain possessions or rights or practices)
  • noun the act of prevention by legal means


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