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Vocabulary of The Day- 15 June

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Adda247’s “Vocabulary of the Day” is a daily feature designed to improve candidates’ English proficiency and enhance their performance in competitive exams. Each day, a new word is introduced, complete with its meaning, usage examples, synonyms, antonyms, a practice question, and similar-sounding words with different meanings. The “Vocabulary of the Day” initiative simplifies and strengthens the learning process, ultimately leading to higher scores in the English Language section.


Meaning: To Block or Disallow

Hindi Meaning: रोक लगाना

Newspaper: The Indian Express

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Use of the Word:

The Taliban has barred girls from attending classes beyond sixth grade, making it the only country in the world with such restrictions on female education.

Synonyms: Ban (बंद करना)

Antonyms: Permit (आज्ञा देना)

Q. Which of the following is not a Synonym of Bar?

a) Allow

b) Ban

c) Restrict

d) Control

Similar Sounding Words with Different Meaning:

  • Some: कुछ
  • Sum: कूल योग

Ans. a): Allow is not a synonym of the word bar.

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Building a strong vocabulary is essential for excelling in competitive exams and becoming a confident communicator. Aspiring candidates should acknowledge and understand the benefits of diversifying their vocabulary section:

  • A broader vocabulary facilitates clearer and more fluent expression in both writing and speaking.
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  • A rich vocabulary empowers individuals to express their ideas and opinions with confidence, making a lasting impression.
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What is the antonym for the Vocabulary of the Day, "Bar"?

The antonym for the Vocabulary of the Day, "Bar" is Permit.