Words in the news – Bar

bar  The verb bar means to officially say that something must not happen or to not allow someone to do something.

The corruption law bars cabinet ministers and spouses from doing business with state agencies.

Under the 2007 constitution, candidates who are red-carded before the official election result comes out, will be barred from by-elections.

The school has barred all students that took part in the activity from sitting their final examinations.

Mr Wijit said the ministry would submit the findings of the study to cabinet and ask it to issue a resolution barring ministry staff from joining the scheme.

Source –  http://readbangkokpost.com/wordoftheday/