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bar / barra
bar   1   [bɑ:r]
A. -noun
1. (=piece)
a. [of wood, metal]   barra (f)
b. [of soap]   pastilla (f)
c. [of chocolate]   tableta (f)
2. (=lever)   palanca (f)   (on electric fire)   resistencia (f)
a. [of window, cage etcetera]   reja (f)   (on door)   tranca (f)
·behind bars
·entre rejas
·to put somebody behind bars
·encarcelar a somebody, someone
·to spend three years behind bars
·pasar tres años entre rejas
3. (=hindrance)   oneselfáculo (m)   (to   para)
·it is a bar to progress
·es un oneselfáculo para el progreso
4. (=ban)   prohibiciónoun (f)   (on   de)
5. (=pub)   bar (m),   cantina (f) especially Latin America
(=counter)   barra (f),   mostrador (m)
6. (law, legal)
·the Bar
(=persons)   el colegio de abogados
(=profession)   la abogacía,   la Barra Mexico
·the prisoner at the bar
el/la acusadoa
·to be called or > admitted to the Bar
(United States)   recibirse de abogado,   ingresar en la abogacía
7. (British, Great Britain)   (music)
(=measure, rhythm)   compánoun (m)
B. -transitive verb
1. (=obstruct)
[+way]   obstruir
2. (=prevent)
[+progress]   impedir
3. (=exclude)   excluir   (from   de)
(=ban)   prohibir
·to be barred from a club
·ser excluido de un club
·to bar somebody from doing something
·prohibir a somebody, someone hacer algo
4. (=fasten)
[+door, window]   atrancar
C. -compound
·bar billiards   -noun
(British, Great Britain)   billar (m) americano
·bar chart   -noun   cuadro (m) de barras
·bar code   -noun   código (m) de barras
·bar girl   *   -noun
(United States)   camarera (f) de barra
·bar graph   -noun
(especially United States)   gráfico (m) de barras
·bar stool   -noun   taburete (m) (de bar)
bar / salvo
bar   2   [bɑ:r]   -preposition   salvo,   con excepciónoun de
·all bar two
·todos salvo or con excepciónoun de dos
·bar none
·sin excepciónoun
·it was all over bar the shouting
(figurative)   en realidad ya estaba concluido el asunto
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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