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English definition of “barred”

barred

adjective     /bɑːd/ US  /bɑːrd/
If a door is barred, a bar of wood or metal has been put across it so that it cannot be opened : They arrived at the house to find the door locked and barred.Open and closed
(Definition of barred adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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