"barring" in the noun sense
1. barring, blackball
the act of excluding someone by a negative vote or veto
"barring" in the verb sense
1. bar, debar, exclude
prevent from entering keep out
"He was barred from membership in the club"
2. barricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block up, bar
render unsuitable for passage
"block the way"
"barricade the streets"
"stop the busy road"
3. banish, relegate, bar
expel, as if by official decree
"he was banished from his own country"
secure with, or as if with, bars
"He barred the door"
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