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Monday July 27, 2015

Preclude (pri-KLOOD)

To prevent; to make impossible. Something that precludes something else keeps or prevents it from occurring.

Usage Examples

  • The fact that I used to live in Africa precludes me from donating blood.
  • Going to the movie tonight will preclude us from visiting your parents. There is only time for one or the other.

Word Usage Tip

PRECLUDE = PREVENT

  • The flat tire we got on the way to the show PREVENTED us from arriving on time.
  • The flat tire we got on the way to the show PRECLUDED us from arriving on time.

THINK... how can you use preclude in a conversation today?


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