disbar vs. debar – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Disbar

Definition:

remove from the bar; expel from the practice of law by official action

Examples:

The corrupt lawyer was disbarred

VS.

Debar

Definition:

bar temporarily; from school, office, etc.

Examples:

he was debarred from school due to his behavior

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