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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of debar.

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Examples

  • Henry deeply felt the misfortune of being debarred from a liberal education.

    Chapter 3

  • It followed as one consequence of these letters from Florence that Nora was debarred from the Italian scheme as a mode of passing her time till some house should be open for her reception.

    He Knew He Was Right

  • Certain critics and authors who are quite willing to have the coal-heaver's filthy story debarred from the mails, because it can be understood by coal-heavers, protest against debarring the filthy story of the artist, because only the highly sophisticated can understand it.

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  • They had no past, no inherited institutions, no stereotyped political theories; they were people who in England at that time would have been largely debarred from the franchise, because they fell below the standards which determined the granting of the franchise.

    Australian Politics

  • Certain critics and authors who are quite willing to have the coal-heaver's filthy story debarred from the mails, because it can be understood by coal-heavers, protest against debarring the filthy story of the artist, because only the highly sophisticated can understand it.

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  • In savage tribes which have suddenly come under the domination of a civilized race – a domination which usually means not only the cessation of tribal warfare, but a rapid decrease in the raw material of the chase – the male, debarred from the exercise of his former avocations, frequently refuses to do anything at all.

    Marriage as a Trade

  • When dinner came we found that we were debarred from the dining-room.

    Nellie Bly's Book: Around the World in Seventy-Two Days

  • Being debarred from the deck by incessant showers of spray, sleet, and snow, and the cold of mid-winter being unbearable in the dark, damp saloon, I went to bed at four for the first two days.

    The Golden Chersonese and the Way Thither

  • Can't you ever do that sort of thing now? asked the boy, with a pitying look at these hapless creatures debarred from the joys and perils of manly sports.

    Rose in Bloom

  • They had for a long series of years been debarred from the privilege of religious worship, and as there was reason to fear that a continued neglect of divine ordinances would draw down upon them the judgments of offended heaven, they begged permission to go three days 'journey into the desert -- a place of seclusion -- where their sacrificial observances would neither suffer interruption nor give umbrage to the

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

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