Definitions for preclude

Definitions for (verb) preclude

Main entry: forbid, foreclose, forestall, preclude, prevent

Definition: keep from happening or arising; make impossible

Usage: My sense of tact forbids an honest answer; Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project

Main entry: preclude, rule out, close out

Definition: make impossible, especially beforehand

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