disbar

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dis- +‎ bar

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disbar (third-person singular simple present disbars, present participle disbarring, simple past and past participle disbarred)

  1. (law) to expel from the bar, or the legal profession; to deprive (an attorney, barrister, or counselor) of his or her status and privileges as such
  2. to exclude someone from something
    • 1896, Two More Disbarred: Bloomingston and Lowney Out of College Athletics; Action Taken by Board of Control Last Night, Detroit Free Press, page 6
      The friends of Holmes have been criticising the action of the board in disbarring him on the ground that it was too severe...

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