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Precluding Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
- Preclude \Pre*clude"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Precluded; p. pr. &
vb. n. Precluding.] [L. praecludere, praeclusum; prae
before + claudere to shut. See Close, v.]
- 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.
- 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. --Bentley.
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- Colorado theater gunman mentally ill, precluding execution: defense lawyers
By Keith Coffman DENVER (Reuters) - Accused Colorado theater gunman James Holmes should not be executed if he is convicted of murdering 12 moviegoers because he suffers from a chronic mental illness, defense lawyers said in a court document made public on Friday. The exact nature of the mental illness claimed by Holmes's attorneys is unclear because the full m Read more on this news related to 'Precluding'
- Boeing, Machinists union negotiating new deal for 777X; new contract would preclude states' bids
Washington state may land Boeing's new 777X production after all, precluding a mad dash by numerous states to secure the lucrative plane-making operation. Read more on this news related to 'Precluding'
- Hanson: Nuclear gangbangers have upper hand on global police
The gangster state of North Korea became a nuclear power in 2006-2007, despite lots of foreign aid aimed at precluding just such proliferation - help usually not otherwise accorded such a loony dictatorship. Read more on this news related to 'Precluding'