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preclude (someone or something) from (something)

To prevent, exclude, or disallow someone or something from receiving, doing, or being involved in something. Often used in passive constructions. Your history with that company precludes you from consideration, I'm afraid. Clear opposition from the majority party in congress precludes the bill from ever succeeding. The team has been precluded from the Olympics due to allegations of substance abuse.
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preclude someone or something from something

to prevent someone or something from being included in something; to eliminate someone from something in advance. Your remarks do not preclude me from trying again, do they? These facts do not preclude my company from consideration, do they?
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Policyholders should take specific steps to respond effectively when an insurer asserts that Section 533 precludes coverage for a wrongful termination or retaliation claim, namely: 1) understand the terms of the EPLI policy; 2) review the bases for the insurer's denial; and 3) identify the flaws in the insurer's position and forcefully demand that coverage be provided consistent with the terms of the EPLI policy and applicable law.
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In my view, the single value that has been most important in enabling a culture change that is capable of quantum improvement is this: "We encourage free, honest, and candid communication, and we collaborate, partner, and interact." When we actually "lived" that value, we began to move away from the silo mentality and turf-protective behavior that preclude shared values, productive partnering, and acting as a community.
In Cobb, the Supreme Court found that the Sixth Amendment right to counsel did not preclude officers from questioning a suspect who had previously invoked his Sixth Amendment right to counsel on a burglary charge about a murder that occurred during the charged burglary.
The statistical "noise" involved in measuring value-added should preclude decisions that are based on small, unreplicated analysis; it should not preclude decisions that are based on gross findings.
Indeed, debunking is nothing more than asking for evidence of paranormal phenomena under conditions that preclude trickery.
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It is clear from these enforcement activities that the federal government is taking aggressive steps to preclude any financial relationships that could interfere with a physician's ability to make independent and unbiased treatment decisions.
* The expenditures must reduce or preclude environmental contamination that has yet to happen, and that otherwise may result from future operations or activities.
Some have a complete bar of joint and several liability, some prevent the application of joint and several liability to noneconomic damages, and others preclude its application to a defendant that does not satisfy the threshold of responsibility needed to trigger its application.
Is she proposing that certain ``employments'' should preclude people from standing for Parliamentary election?
Nor would the owner's own conduct in certifying the legitimacy of the contractor's requisitions to the owner's lender preclude the owner from also claiming damages against the contractor, according to the Hunts Point court.
* The provisions of IIRIRA, the 1996 federal statute, do not preclude states' abilities to enact residency statutes for the undocumented.
As the examples which follow show, however, the good news for many taxpayers is that insubstantial administrative or management activities that take place outside the home office will not necessarily preclude the taxpayer from taking a deduction.
It will preclude a rush to quick-fix solutions for political advantage and establish the conditions for a bipartisan national dialog to build sustainable national will.