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Definition of the verb disbar
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verb - inflections: disbarred, disbarring
- remove from the bar; expel from the practice of law by official action
Alternative definition of the verb disbar
- [legal] 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.
- To exclude someone from something.
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Word Nerd (2007)
More Than 18,000 Fascinating Facts about Words by Barbara Ann Kipfer
its original meaning was “a breaking-up of ice in a river” or a “sudden flood or rush of water carrying debris” debar means to bar from a place or prevent from exercising a right; disbar means to expel from the bar or legal profession to debark ...
by Jeremy Butterfield
disbar. see DEBAR. disc,. disk. The normal spelling in BrE changed from disk at the time of the original OED (1896) to disc by the time of OED2 (1989); in AmE it has remained disk. In computer terminology, however, the American spelling is ...
by Oxford University Press
Literary, Scientific, Encyclopedic, Pronouncing and Defining by Noah Webster
disbar, disbar', v.t. To remove from the list of barristers. disbelief, dis-WMef', n. Denial of belief; distrust; iin- belle f.— disbelieve, dls- be-liVv', v.t. Not to believe, —v.l. To refuse to believe.— disbeliever, u. One who disbelieves.
by Gerald Hill Attorney
disbar The removal of an attorney's license to practice law ...
A Law Dictionary (1969)
by J.A. Ballentine
Disbar. To revoke an attorney's 1icense to practice. Disbarment proceeding.
Under the Codes and Practice Acts, at Common Law, in Equity and in Criminal Cases
Proceedings to disbar an attorney for misconduct. Percy's Case, 36 N. Y. 051. Extraordinary Remedies. — Proceedings to obtain extraordinary remedies, such as injunction, mandamus, and the like, are frequently commenced by orders to ...
by Benjamin Vaughan Abbott
DISBAR DISCHARGE under duress, or out of policy of the law, as alienage, when the alien is an enemy, outlawry, attainder, priemunire, and the like. The disability is something pertaining to the person of the party, — a personal incapacity, ...
by ROBERT CHAMBERS
DIRECTORY DISBAR Directory for Public Worship, a code of regulations concerning the different parts of public worship, drawn up by the Westminster Assembly in 1644, ratified by the English parliament in the same year, and adopted by ...
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Scrabble value of D2I1S1B3A1R1
The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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