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  • v  keep from happening or arising; make impossible
    Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project
  • v  make impossible, especially beforehand

  • The constitution now precludes any person convicted of committing a heinous crime from fighting elections.
  • And of course there's Leonardo DiCaprio, who proves conclusively that, contrary to what many conservatives think, earth-friendly habits needn't preclude you from a rich lifestyle .
  • That doesn't necessarily preclude a diplomatic solution to the standoff, but it underscores the likelihood that the Western powers might have to compromise on their own demands in .
News & Articles

  • New bag policy applies only to bags
    The league’s new policy regarding bags brought to stadiums has, so far, generated more of a reaction than we expected. So let’s write more stuff about it. Several of you have expressed concern that the policy will preclude fans from bringing blankets and other items aimed at keeping bodies warm during cold-weather games. It doesn’t…
    June 13, 2013 - NBC Sports: ProFootballTalk
  • Not a Morning Person? You Can Still Power Up Your Day
    Do your consider yourself to be a morning person? (Answer honestly.) Don't feel too concerned about your reply to this question - because not many of us truly are. However, just because you might reach your physical and mental peak later in the day, doesn't preclude starting your work day headed in the right direction.
    June 10, 2013 - U.S.News & World Report LP via Yahoo! News
Quotes

  • John Boehner in FOXNews
    This is not going to preclude the Senate from being the Senate and doing what they do,said Boehner.
  • Rex Tillerson in Forbes
    We're always looking for other large resource owners and national oil companies that might be situated where we could bring a lot of value,Tillerson said. "That does not preclude looking at the private sector, at other international oil...

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