Preclusion

/prɪˈkluːʒ(ə)n/

Origin

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

Preclusion

verb (used with object)

  1. to prevent the presence, existence, or occurrence of; make impossible:
  2. to exclude or debar from something:

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Preclusion

verb

  1. to exclude or debar
  2. to make impossible, esp beforehand

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Preclusion

noun

  1. The action of preventing something from happening.

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Preclusion

verb

  1. : to make impossible by necessary consequence : rule out in advance
  2. : close

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Example sentences for Preclusion

  1. "The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree" in preclusion of uniting or mixing with others.
  2. It operates to preclude the consent of the succeeding generations; and the preclusion of consent is despotism.
  3. Advantages like these he certainly may enjoy in consequence of his preclusion from the higher and wider field of ideas.

Related words & Synonyms

forestall, eliminate, interruption, deterrence, halt, blockage, stoppage, interception, obviation, avoidance, obstruction, obstacle, prohibition, hindrance, impediment, determent, thwarting, inhibitor

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