debarring debarring

Definition(s):

  1. (v) bar temporarily; from school, office, etc.
  2. (v) prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
  3. (v) prevent from entering; keep out

Usage(s):

  1. Heard Chancellor Churchill of the Exchequer announce that the Government will introduce at the first suitable opportunity legislation debarring some 126,000 government employes .
  2. The Senate, reacting violently and negatively to the Hanihara note, promptly rushed through the present immigration legislation debarring all Japanese, except ministers, artists .

News

  • Industry nervous about SUSPEND Act

    Bill to centralize the process for suspending or debarring contractors unneeded, could create new problems, critics warn.
    on July 13, 2013     Source: Federal Computer Week

Quotes

  • "The recent directions issued by Pemra debarring private channels from covering the submission of election papers by presidential candidates is discriminatory towards non-state owned television channels and a blatant attempt to keep the public...
    on Sep 27, 2007 By: Asma Jehangir Source: The News - International

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