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Definition of Preclude
PrecludePreclude Pre*clude", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Precluded; p. pr. &
vb. n. Precluding.] [L. praecludere, praeclusum; prae
before + claudere to shut. See Close, v.]
1. To put a barrier before; hence, to shut out; to hinder; to
stop; to impede.
The valves preclude the blood from entering the
veins. --E. Darwin.
2. To shut out by anticipative action; to prevent or hinder
by necessary consequence or implication; to deter action
of, access to, employment of, etc.; to render ineffectual;
to obviate by anticipation.
This much will obviate and preclude the objections.
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