preclude

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  • Her love for her husband precluded any other desire on her part. Cited from The Millionaire Baby, by Anna Katharine Green
  • The continued rain precluded all idea of leaving the house any more that day. Cited from The International Weekly Miscellany, Volume I. No. 9., by Various
  • The song's length precluded its release in full form as a single.
  • But when he reached home he found a state of affairs which precluded the drive. Cited from The Debtor, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • Nature seemed to have precluded every difference between them but that of age. Cited from Edgar Huntly, by Charles Brockden Brown
  • Failure to do so can preclude that evidence from being used at trial.
  • My present condition would preclude the idea of this being an official statement. Cited from Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880, by George Washington Williams
  • However a study of their known movements and activities precluded that being the case.
  • However, Brown was precluded from playing in any further games for the season.
  • What she had told me, even, seemed almost to preclude the fear of any wrong-doing. Cited from The Lost Ambassador, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • What a loss to art that her position precluded her from singing in the opera! Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, February, 1875, Vol. 15, No. 86, Ed. by Kirk
  • The end of the war precluded any combat operations against Japanese forces.
  • But his sound, perfect condition precludes any reason for this sudden death. Cited from Raspberry Jam, by Carolyn Wells
  • This fact does not, however, preclude another, that the environment has helped in the process. Cited from The Soul of the Far East, by Percival Lowell
  • But for the moment his sense of relief was so great as to preclude all other feelings. Cited from Ethan Frome, By Edith Wharton
  • However, numerous problems arose which precluded the plan from being completed quickly.
  • Lack of space precludes an account of these important experiments, as of so many others. Cited from Darwin and Modern Science, by A.C. Seward
  • Bad weather continued over the following week, limiting air operations and sometimes precluding them entirely.
  • His illness precluded him from working further at the level as before.
  • The fact that their natural environment supplies them with everything they need, may also preclude any need for further development.
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Words starting with preclude

Meaning of preclude

  • verb Make impossible, especially beforehand