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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DISBARMENT

"And disbarment proceedings about to be instituted," finished Latimer.

A suit for libel and disbarment proceedings were started against him.

Disbarment is an extreme penalty in both countries, inflicted only for moral turpitude amounting usually to crime.

"They both tumbled into the lake," fired in a freshman who never should have spoken, but was too new to know of her disbarment.

"Electrocuted by his own machine rather than face disgrace and disbarment," cut in Craig.

WORD ORIGIN

"deprive of the privileges of a barrister," 1630s; see dis- "opposite of" + bar in the legal sense. Related: Disbarred; disbarring; disbarment.

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