[ dis-bahr ]
/ dɪsˈbɑr /
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verb (used with object), dis·barred, dis·bar·ring.
to expel from the legal profession or from the bar of a particular court.
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How to use disbar in a sentence
Later, he was disbarred in Florida and Massachusetts in the matter.F. Lee Bailey, defense lawyer for the famous and infamous, dies at 87|Paul W. Valentine|June 3, 2021|Washington Post
Cast on my soul what Pluto would disbar From his fire-vaulted hell?The Mortal Gods and Other Plays|Olive Tilford Dargan
Its equivalent would be almost enough to disbar a man in law, or to ruin him in medicine.A Singular Life|Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
British Dictionary definitions for disbar
/ (dɪsˈbɑː) /
verb -bars, -barring or -barred (tr) law
to deprive of the status of barrister; expel from the Bar
Derived forms of disbardisbarment, noun
usage for disbar
Disbar is sometimes wrongly used where debar is meant: he was debarred (not disbarred) from attending meetings
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