n. act of expelling a lawyer from the legal profession

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  • disbarment — index disqualification (rejection), exclusion, expulsion, ostracism Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • disbarment — UK US /dɪsˈbɑːmənt/ noun [U] LAW ► the act of taking away someone s right to work as a lawyer, especially because they have done something wrong or illegal, or the situation of having this right taken away from you: »Following disbarment in New… …   Financial and business terms

  • Disbarment — Dis*bar ment, n. Act of disbarring. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disbarment — Professional responsibility …   Wikipedia

  • disbarment — See disbar. * * * ▪ law       the process whereby an attorney is deprived of his license or privileges for failure to carry out his practice in accordance with established standards. Temporary suspension may be employed if some lesser punishment… …   Universalium

  • disbarment — Act of court in suspending attorney s license to practice law. A disbarment proceeding is neither civil nor criminal action; it is special proceeding peculiar to itself, disciplinary in nature, and of summary character resulting from inherent… …   Black's law dictionary

  • disbarment — The revocation by judgment or order of court of the right of an attorney at law to practice. 7 Am J2d Attys § 12. See grounds for disbarment …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • disbarment — disbar ► VERB (disbarred, disbarring) 1) expel (a barrister) from the Bar. 2) exclude. DERIVATIVES disbarment noun …   English terms dictionary

  • disbarment — noun see disbar …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disbarment — noun The disqualification of a lawyer from membership in a bar association, usually as punishment for wrongdoing; the result of being disbarred …   Wiktionary

  • disbarment — Synonyms and related words: banishment, blackballing, cashiering, deconsecration, defrocking, degradation, demotion, depluming, deportation, deposal, deposition, deprivation, dethronement, disbarring, discrownment, disenthronement, disfellowship …   Moby Thesaurus

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