Definition of Barring

1. Noun. The act of excluding someone by a negative vote or veto.

Exact synonyms: Blackball
Generic synonyms: Ejection, Exclusion, Expulsion, Riddance
Derivative terms: Blackball



Definition of Barring

1. Verb. (present participle of bar) ¹

2. Noun. the exclusion of someone; blackballing ¹

3. Preposition. Unless something happens; excepting; in the absence of ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Barring

1. bar [v] - See also: bar

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barring

barrier boards
barrier island
barrier methods
barrier reef
barrier strip
barriered
barrierless
barrierlessly
barrierlike
barriers
barries
barrigudo
barrigudos
barring (current term)
barringerite
barrings
barringtonite
barringtonites
barrio
barrios
barrista
barristas
barrister
barristering
barristers
barroisite
barroom
barroom brawl

Literary usage of Barring

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1. Realities of Irish Life by William Steuart Trench (1869)
"THE barring OUT. WAR was now openly proclaimed. Plotting and conspiracies became the order of the day; lessons were neglected, and frequent floggings, ..."

2. International Law Chiefly as Interpreted and Applied by the United States by Charles Cheney Hyde (1922)
"barring of Unpresented Claims. " It is usual in general claims conventions to insert a stipulation expressly barring all claims, falling within the ..."

3. Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain: Chiefly by John Brand, Henry Ellis (1895)
"barring OUT. VESTIGES of ancient popish superstitions are still retained in several schools about this time of the year ; and, as I have heard, ..."

4. The Law of Real Property and Other Interests in Land by Herbert Thorndike Tiffany (1903)
"barring the entail. After the statute De Donis began to operate by fixing the ... The legality of barring an estate tail by a recovery is said to have been ..."

5. Restraints on the Alienation of Property by John Chipman Gray (1895)
"is destroyed by barring the estate, and the barring of an estate tail cannot be restrained by any condition or conditional limitation. ยงยง 75-77. ..."

6. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1907)
"barring OUT SUSPECTED STOCK. BY SA PEASE, or SAN BERNARDINO. As all well-posted horticulturists know, all of our very numerous bad fruit tree pests have ..."

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