preclude (someone or something) from (something)

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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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But precedent again precludes us from treating this type of conduct as a command, perhaps because to rule otherwise would be to prevent officers from safely visiting parked vehicles at night.
"First, our geographic location precludes us from most of the damage from a disaster like a hurricane, allowing our personnel to deploy without the need to take care of our own damage," Tack said.
This precludes us from having intimate knowledge of them.
However, this strength and flexibility increasingly precludes us from projects, as we don't fit in to the required pigeon holes.
Continuing to do everything we have done before to cover the deficit - cutting back on materials and supplies, dipping into our ending fund balance, holding vacant positions open - precludes us from making necessary investments in our programs and services to ensure student success.
"This deficiency too precludes us from proceeding further with these petitions," the verdict said.
Again, in the case of this system, the remote location precludes us from utilizing the online monitoring system.
The broadcaster said it ended its relationship with Ghomeshi after "information came to our attention recently that in CBC's judgment precludes us from continuing our relationship with Jian."
These stories can serve the admirable purpose of reminding us, as Paul wrote to the Romans, that "neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor present things, nor future things, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord." Nothing precludes us from the love story not even our own weaknesses.
Further, the sheer volume of information precludes us from reading every blog, every Tweet or every status update.
But yesterday Fr Eugene said: "We are very flattered to be offered this but the nature of our work precludes us from doing world tours.
"The absence of one of them on leave precludes us from doing it any earlier, but nevertheless we should know the names by the end of the month on the assumption that those selected ultimately accept the appointments offered."
It is important for each of us to not only set forth our instructions for the distribution of assets but also to make sure to have the proper forms regarding powers of attorney, durable powers of attorney, durable wills, and other legal documents before we get into a physical/mental condition that precludes us from creating them.
Nothing precludes us from providing same-sex matching in the future, it's just not a service we offer now based upon the research we have conducted."