1610–20; < Latin praeclūdere to shut off, close, equivalent to prae- pre- + -clūdere, combining form of claudere to shut, close (Source: dictionary.com)
Definitions of Preclusion
verb (used with object)
- to prevent the presence, existence, or occurrence of; make impossible:
- to exclude or debar from something:
- to exclude or debar
- to make impossible, esp beforehand
- The action of preventing something from happening.
- : to make impossible by necessary consequence : rule out in advance
- : close
Example sentences for Preclusion
- "The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree" in preclusion of uniting or mixing with others.
- It operates to preclude the consent of the succeeding generations; and the preclusion of consent is despotism.
- Advantages like these he certainly may enjoy in consequence of his preclusion from the higher and wider field of ideas.
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