What is `debarred' means here?
"debar = exclude or prohibit (someone) officially from doing something"
In other words - "Boys over sixteen are not allowed to compete."
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Personally, I would use 'barred' in this sentence.
User_garyWhat is `debarred' means here?Just a little correction, if you don't mind -- your question should read:
"What does 'debarred' mean here?".
PS: Oops, that was me in the previous post -- I had forgotten to log in.