Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of preclude.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Petitioners assert here the very different interest in precluding the counting of entirely lawful ballots, an interest that cannot possibly have constitutional footing.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Standing and Ripeness Issues in the Lawsuits Against Obamacare

  • Because the expert could not supply any reliable evidence as to the elements of the exceptions to the prior written notice law, however, whether the trial court erred in precluding the expert's testimony is a question that does not affect the outcome of this case.

    Personal Injury

  • Because the expert could not supply any reliable evidence as to the elements of the exceptions to the prior written notice law, however, whether the trial court erred in precluding the expert's testimony is a question that does not affect the outcome of this case.

    NY Court of Appeals

  • "I can see no propriety," George Washington wrote the year after the adoption of the Constitution, "in precluding ourselves from the service of any man, who on some great emergency shall be deemed universally most capable of serving the public."

    The Runaway Presidency

  • "I can see no propriety," George Washington wrote the year after the adoption of the Constitution, "in precluding ourselves from the service of any man, who on some great emergency shall be deemed universally most capable of serving the public."

    The Runaway Presidency

  • "I can see no propriety," George Washington wrote the year after the adoption of the Constitution, "in precluding ourselves from the service of any man, who on some great emergency shall be deemed universally most capable of serving the public."

    The Runaway Presidency

  • Who would have thought that a band with a 300-pound guy who can't sing and 18-minute songs would be in any position to be worrying about their name precluding them from anything, you know?

    Pitchfork: Latest News

  • Lauer says government spending must be curbed, and he doesn't like the idea of precluding tax increases from the wealthy and corporations.

    Debt-limit debate wearing on Americans

  • Lauer says government spending must be curbed, and he doesn't like the idea of precluding tax increases from the wealthy and corporations.

    Debt-limit debate wearing on Americans

  • I last saw Satprem in 1990, at his home in the Nilgiris Mountains, where he had informed me in terms precluding any dialogue that my current problem was a clear-cut matter of exorcism.

    Teknosis

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