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verb [transitive] formal     preclude pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participleprecluding
past tenseprecluded
past participleprecluded
  1. if one thing precludes another, the first thing prevents the second one from happening

    Tercek’s interviewing style precluded any long-winded answers.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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