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Preclude

Pre`clude´
v. t.1.To put a barrier before; hence, to shut out; to hinder; to stop; to impede.
[imp. & p. p. Precluded; p. pr. & vb. n. Precluding.]
The valves preclude the blood from entering the veins.
- E. Darwin.
2.To shut out by anticipative action; to prevent or hinder by necessary consequence or implication; to deter action of, access to, employment of, etc.; to render ineffectual; to obviate by anticipation.
This much will obviate and preclude the objections.
- Bentley.
Verb1.preclude - keep from happening or arising; have the effect of preventing; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"
2.preclude - make impossible, especially beforehand
Synonyms: close out, rule out
anticipate, avert, avoid, ban, bar, bar out, block, blockade, cease, check, count out, cut off, debar, deflect, deny, deter, disallow, discontinue, discourage, dishearten, embargo, enjoin, estop, exclude, exclude from, fend, fend off, forbid, foreclose, freeze out, frustrate, help, ignore, impede, inhibit, interdict, interfere with, keep from, keep off, keep out, leave out, lock out, omit, ostracize, outlaw, pass over, prohibit, proscribe, quit, refuse, reject, relegate, repel, repress, repudiate, rule out, save, say no to, send to Coventry, shut out, stave off, stop, suppress, taboo, turn aside, ward, ward off
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