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bar (n):
the act of preventing
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there was no bar against leaving.
money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza

Related Words: prevention
bar (n):
a rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon
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there were bars in the windows to prevent escape
bar (n):
an obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal
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it was an excellent kick but the ball hit the bar
bar (n):
a counter where you can obtain food or drink
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he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar
bar (n):
(law) a railing that encloses the part of the courtroom where the judges and lawyers sit and the case is tried
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spectators were not allowed past the bar
bar (n):
a heating element in an electric fire
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an electric fire with three bars
bar (n):
a horizontal rod that serves as a support for gymnasts as they perform exercises
bar (n):
a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
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he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar
bar (n):
a portable .30 caliber automatic rifle operated by gas pressure and fed by cartridges from a magazine; used by United States troops in World War I and in World War II and in the Korean War
bar (n):
a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax)
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a bar of chocolate
bar (n):
a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background
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a green toad with small black stripes or bars.
may the Stars and Stripes forever wave

Related Words: streakstripe
bar (n):
musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats
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the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song
bar (n):
the body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction
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he was admitted to the bar in New Jersey
bar (n):
a submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a river or along a shore
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the boat ran aground on a submerged bar in the river
bar (n):
(meteorology) a unit of pressure equal to a million dynes per square centimeter
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unfortunately some writers have used bar for one dyne per square centimeter
bar (v):
prevent from entering; keep out
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He was barred from membership in the club
Related Words: deexclude
bar (v):
secure with, or as if with, bars
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He barred the door
bar (v):
render unsuitable for passage
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block the way.
barricade the streets.
stop the busy road

Related Words: ricadeblockblockadestop
bar (v):
expel, as if by official decree
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he was banished from his own country
Related Words: banishrelegate
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The undeserving are often lucky

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The undeserving are often lucky.


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