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Synonyms for bar

a relatively long, straight, rigid piece of metal or other solid material

a judicial assembly

to shut in with or as if with bars

to stop or prevent passage of

to keep from being admitted, included, or considered

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a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter

musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats

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an obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal

(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 narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background

a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax)

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a portable .30 caliber automatic rifle operated by gas pressure and fed by cartridges from a magazine

a horizontal rod that serves as a support for gymnasts as they perform exercises

(law) a railing that encloses the part of the courtroom where the judges and lawyers sit and the case is tried

prevent from entering

expel, as if by official decree

secure with, or as if with, bars

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References in periodicals archive ?
But there's a tremendous moral difference between putting an innocent man behind bars and putting him to death, thus the need for extreme caution in capital cases.
Magistrates sentenced him in his absence, activating the suspended sentence and giving him a further one month behind bars for the attack on the car.
But he has since been told by the Ministry of Justice he is not entitled to a penny for the time he spent behind bars.
Her key evidence on the death on their twin son Michael 12 years ago means her father will face a murder charge, and is likely to die behind bars.
The statistics were slightly better than the previous year, when exactly half of all freed prisoners were back behind bars within two years.
3 million out of 230 million adults were behind bars at the start of 2008, ahead of China's 1.
After years of investigation, he finally put Nat Fraser behind bars for killing his wife Arlene.
The day after Gutman released his ruling, the state Supreme Court, acting on an appeal from the state and after the appellate court upheld the ruling, issued a late night stay that kept Rosenkrantz behind bars.
But his lawyer admitted yesterday Glitter was still behind bars after child protection agencies in Britain had written to Vietnamese authorities.
Last night Christopher said he was lucky to be alive and wanted Quinn behind bars.
Constitution protects not only the freedoms enumerated in the Bill of Rights, but also a special liberty as precious and inviolable: The right of prison inmates to package their semen, express-mail it to their wives and, through the magic of modern science, become fathers from behind bars.
A MAN could spend the rest of his life behind bars for stealing a 40c doughnut.
So it comes as no great surprise to learn that one per cent of the country's population is behind bars and there are 127,000 lifers in George Bush's prisons.
A CONVICTED murderer who was released into Merseyside after spending nearly three decades behind bars is fighting his removal from the county.
A new documentary series will explore the methods staff at Polmont use to rehabilitate offenders aged between 18 and 21, as well as following their day-today life behind bars.