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used in The Adventures of Augie March

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1  —1 use as in:
passed the bar examination
Definition
any of the state tests a person needs to pass to practice law in that state

or:

the association of people qualified to practice law in a particular place
  • I was playing it all from my book on torts, boning up for the bar exam.
    Chapter 24 (21% in)

There are no more uses of "bar" flagged with this meaning in The Adventures of Augie March.

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  • She said that when she saw me in front of the cathedral from the balcony of the bar where the Carta Blanca shield was hung she fell in love with me.
    Chapter 23 (90% in)
  • ...American Ethnology and publications of the Smithsonian Institution, the Bishop Museum in Hawaii, the Congressional Record, laws, pamphlets, prospectuses, college catalogues, quack hygiene books, advice on bust-development, on getting rid of pimples, on longevity and Coueism, pamphlets on Fletcherism, Yoga, spirit-rapping, antivivisection; he was on the mailing list of the Henry George Institute and the Rudolf Steiner Foundation in London, the local bar association, the American Legion.
    Chapter 5 (42% in)
  • There were four of us sitting in this space; a lean, wolfy man, who stretched his legs clear over the wheels, on the bar, while the rest of us fetched ours up short.
    Chapter 9 (69% in)
  • "Well, it's a good idea for you to have some change," I told her, "in case you happen to want something, like gum drops or a Hershey bar.
    Chapter 10 (8% in)
  • Everything that could have made a hazard in the old house had been taken away; thus there were a bar of plaster where the mantelpiece had been and a cork grade at the door-sills.
    Chapter 11 (94% in)
  • Which is to say also that the human heat that circulates and warms, when it's piled at any bar or break, burns inward or out with typical embers or sores, and makes a track of fever or fire whose corresponding part is darkness and cold gaps.
    Chapter 15 (4% in)
  • There were already some Spaniards here, from both sides of the disaster, and also some Frenchwomen, and Japanese and Russians, a family of Chinese who ran a bar and manufactured rope-soled alpargatas.
    Chapter 16 (19% in)
  • It entertained me to look into the gardens of the Carlos Quinto next door, the bar on the terrace, the swimmers in the pool, the riding parties setting out, the small deer kept in a wire pen.
    Chapter 16 (19% in)
  • " At last, in the afternoon, she got over her anger and proposed for the first time that we go to Hilario's bar in the zocalo for a drink.
    Chapter 16 (34% in)
  • But at Hilario's bar we sat at a small table; she didn't want company.
    Chapter 16 (37% in)
  • There the whores were in the rear; in front there was a little bar which was a soldiers' hangout, before the tourists took over.
    Chapter 17 (57% in)
  • He's a lawyer but doesn't practice, only he keeps an office so he can say he's at the bar.
    Chapter 21 (29% in)
  • He played the Twenty-Six girl at a bar for smokes at the green baize board, socking down the leather dice cup, and won again.
    Chapter 21 (31% in)
  • When I went into a good bar or club I would feel my pocket and worry about the check.
    Chapter 22 (23% in)
  • "I'm sure you remember how we looked at each other that day in the bar where they had that monkey thing.
    Chapter 23 (62% in)

There are no more uses of "bar" in The Adventures of Augie March.

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