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Overview of verb preclude

The verb preclude has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid

(keep from happening or arising; make impossible; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project")

2. preclude, rule out, close out

(make impossible, especially beforehand)

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