verb (used with object), pre·clud·ed, pre·clud·ing.
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If the District Government does not act now to create a public park, further development will likely preclude any future public park or open space between Fort Mahan Park and the Anacostia River.D.C. council member wants to seize planned halfway house property to build urban park|Michael Brice-Saddler, Justin Wm. Moyer|April 1, 2021|Washington Post
The deal does not preclude the Patriots from making another addition at quarterback if they feel they can upgrade at the position.Cam Newton to remain with Patriots after agreeing to a one-year contract|Mark Maske|March 12, 2021|Washington Post
Gloria didn’t preclude SDPD from continuing to cite those misdemeanors.Despite Crackdown Announcement, Not Much COVID-19 Enforcement Is Happening|Jesse Marx|February 11, 2021|Voice of San Diego
Crow explained that his site put preventative measures in place to preclude trolls from reigning.
That did not preclude Ebony Jones from speaking about her mother.
Instead, we should be wondering why it should preclude her from doing anything else she so chooses.Duke's Freshman Porn Starlet Isn't Ashamed—and She Shouldn't Be|Emily Shire|February 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Such a restraining order, however, will often preclude the defendant from retaining his counsel of choice.SCOTUS-Palooza: Preview of the Big Cases in the New Term|Ilya Shapiro|October 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Which somehow didn't preclude your part-time summer job at Blenders Juicery.
Its allegory, its learned literary allusions, its delving into obscure historic events, preclude any hope of popular success.Frdric Mistral|Charles Alfred Downer
I reviewed all the circumstances which would preclude the possibility of an Indian attack on the three travelers.A Virginia Scout|Hugh Pendexter
Government had never intended to preclude itself from inquiring to what towns corporate powers should be extended.
The latter admitted the reproach—if reproach it were—of having framed the speech with a view to preclude discussion.
Your goodness, candor, and sincerity preclude your suspecting in others either fraud or malignity.Letters To Eugenia|Paul Henri Thiry Holbach