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bar·ren

(bar'en),
Unable to produce a pregnancy.
[M.E. bareyne]

barren

(băr′ən)
adj.
a. Not producing or incapable of producing offspring. Used of female animals.
b. Often Offensive Not producing or incapable of producing offspring. Used of women.

bar′ren·ly adv.
bar′ren·ness n.
Infertile, sterile, fruitless

barren

adjective Gynecology Infertile, sterile, fruitless, inconceivable

barren

Sterile. Incapable of producing offspring.
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He said if the government paid greater attention to the equitable distribution of the national resources besides controlling corruption and bringing the barren land under the plough, all the problems of the people could be solved.
Regarding the barren land, he said that Pakistan Railways has 8424 acres barren land in Punjab, 1346 in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 263 in Sindh and 880 in Balochistan.
'We want the forest department to make changes in the guzara forests category, which are just barren mountains with no trees, but the land cannot be touched owing to protection [provided under the law],' he explained.
The painting showed greenery ndash trees and mountains ndash on the one side and a barren land ndash guarded by people in military camouflage and a helicopter hovering above ndash on the other side.
The Commissioner said the members of Lands Reforms Commission would soon visit Baltistan to meet stakeholders of barren lands and would listen their view-point before deciding about future of such lands.
Barren women were looked down upon by society in many ways.
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