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Significado de “bar” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "bar" - Diccionario Inglés

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barnoun [C]

uk   /bɑːr/  us   /bɑːr/
  • bar noun [C] (DRINKING PLACE)

A1 a place where drinks, especially alcoholic drinks, are sold and drunk, or the area in such a place where the person serving the drinks stands: They noticed him going into the hotel bar. There weren't any free tables, so I sat at the bar. Why don't you ask the guy behind the bar (= serving drinks there)?

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  • bar noun [C] (LONG PIECE)

B2 a long, thin, straight piece of metal or wood: The gorilla rattled the bars of its cage.
B1 a substance that has been made into a solid rectangular shape: a bar of soap a chocolate bar
UK The bar of an electric heater is a long, thin wire in the shape of a spring that is wrapped tightly around a tube. When electricity passes through it, it produces heat and red light.

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  • bar noun [C] (MUSIC)

(US also measure) one of the small equal parts into which a piece of music is divided, containing a fixed number of beats: Waltzes have three beats in/to the bar (= in each bar).
US (UK bar line) a vertical line that divides one bar from another in a written piece of music

barverb [T]

uk   /bɑːr/  us   /bɑːr/ (-rr-)
  • bar verb [T] (PREVENT)

to prevent something or someone from doing something or going somewhere, or to not allow something: The centre of the town was barred to football supporters. The incident led to him being barred from the country/barred from entering the country. I tried to push past her but she barred my way/path (= stood in front of me and prevented me from getting past).

barpreposition

uk   /bɑːr/  us   /bɑːr/ formal
(Definition of bar from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "bar" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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barnoun

 us   /bɑr/
  • bar noun (POLE)

[C] a strong pole, esp. one made of metal, used as a support, to force something to move, or to block an opening: He stuck his hand through the bars of the cage
[C] A bar is also any of various small objects having a rectangular shape: a granola bar
  • bar noun (DRINKING PLACE)

[C] a place, sometimes within a restaurant, where alcoholic drinks are served, or a long, high table in such a place along which people stand or sit while drinking: He used to just sit in a bar and listen to jazz. They sat at the bar and chatted with the bartender.
  • bar noun (MUSIC)

[C] (also measure) one of the small equal parts into which a piece of music is divided, containing a fixed number of beats: He played four bars of music.
[C] (also measure) A bar is also one of the vertical lines that divide a piece of music into equal parts.
  • bar noun (LAWYERS)

[U] all lawyers considered as a group: She passed the Massachusetts bar exam on her first try.

barverb [T]

 us   /bɑr/ (-rr-)
  • bar verb [T] (PREVENT)

to prevent someone from doing something or going somewhere: Protesters tried to break into the building, but the police barred their way.
  • bar verb [T] (POLE)

to put a strong pole or poles across an opening: We barred the windows as protection against burglars.

barpreposition

 us   /bɑr/
  • bar preposition (EXCEPT)

except for: He’s the greatest pitcher of all time, bar none (= no one else is better).
(Definition of bar from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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barnoun [C]

uk   us   /bɑːr/
something that prevents a particular event or development from happening: a bar (to sth) A lack of formal education does not have to be a bar to success in business and politics.

barverb [T]

uk   us   /bɑːr/ (-rr-)
LAW to prevent something or someone from doing something or going somewhere, or to refuse to allow something: bar sb/sth from (doing) sth Lawyers on both sides have been barred from discussing the case in the press. The government voted to bar the import of exotic birds.
(Definition of bar from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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