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rule out of

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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyrule out of
he/she/itrules out of
present participleruling out of
past tenseruled out of
past participleruled out of
  1. rule someone out of something to make it impossible for a player to take part in a game or competition

    A shoulder injury ruled him out of the World Cup.

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