barred|barring|bars|bared|baringbɑː noun +a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter +a counter where you can obtain food or drink +a rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon +musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats +an obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal +the act of preventing +(meteorology) a unit of pressure equal to a million dynes per square centimeter +a submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a river or along a shore +the body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction +a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax) +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 +a horizontal rod that serves as a support for gymnasts as they perform exercises +a heating element in an electric fire +(law) a railing that encloses the part of the courtroom where the judges and lawyers sit and the case is tried verb +prevent from entering; keep out +render unsuitable for passage +expel, as if by official decree +secure with, or as if with, bars
excluding, exclusive of, bar, omitting, leaving out, excepting, except (for), save for, aside from, besides, but:
Barring another stock market crash, your money is safe. Nobody else, barring the author, knew the truth of the matter.
Advanced English Dictionary
preposition except for; unless there is/are: Barring accidents, we should arrive on time.
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