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disbar

[dis-bahr]
verb (used with object), disbarred, disbarring.
to expel from the legal profession or from the bar of a particular court.

Origin:
1625–35; dis-1 + bar1

disbarment, noun
undisbarred, adjective


debar, suspend, exclude.
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disbar (dɪsˈbɑː)
 
vb , -bars, -barring, -barred
to deprive of the status of barrister; expel from the Bar
 
usage  Disbar is sometimes wrongly used where debar is meant: he was debarred (not disbarred) from attending meetings
 
dis'barment
 
n

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disbar
"deprive of the privileges of a barrister," 1630s, from dis- "opposite of" (see dis-) + bar in the legal sense.
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