[ dis-bahr ]
/ dɪsˈbɑr /
verb (used with object), dis·barred, dis·bar·ring.
to expel from the legal profession or from the bar of a particular court.
debase, lessen, reduce, impair, downgrade, discredit, cheapen, demean, vitiate, degenerate, corrupt, diminish, disgrace, weaken, deteriorate, dislodge, oust, dump, expel, dismiss
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Origin of disbar
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Its equivalent would be almost enough to disbar a man in law, or to ruin him in medicine.A Singular Life|Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
/ (dɪsˈbɑː) /
verb -bars, -barring or -barred (tr) law
to deprive of the status of barrister; expel from the Bar
Disbar is sometimes wrongly used where debar is meant: he was debarred (not disbarred) from attending meetings
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