verb (used with object), pre·clud·ed, pre·clud·ing.
Origin of preclude
Examples from the Web for preclusion
"The righteous shall flourish like the palm tree" in preclusion of uniting or mixing with others.The Palm Tree Blessing|W. E. Shepard
It operates to preclude the consent of the succeeding generations; and the preclusion of consent is despotism.The Writings of Thomas Paine, Volume II|Thomas Paine
Advantages like these he certainly may enjoy in consequence of his preclusion from the higher and wider field of ideas.An Essay on the Evils of Popular Ignorance|John Foster