Synonyms of 'debar'
to prevent (someone) from doing somethingShe could be debarred from politics for several years.
They have been barred from playing in several countries.
The Academy excluded women from its classes.
the law which prohibits trading on Sunday
I think she really would have liked to stop everything right there.
The fact that they live in London precludes them from coming.
Members can blackball candidates in secret ballots.
Troops could be ferried in to interdict drug shipments.
refuse admission to
The word debar is not synonymous with disbar, which should only be used when talking about a barrister, although evidence shows that the two are often confused.
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in the sense of black
(of trade unionists) to organize a boycott of (specified goods, work, etc.)
in the sense of blackball
to exclude (someone) from a group, etc.Members can blackball candidates in secret ballots.
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