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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.
The deal does not preclude the Patriots from making another addition at quarterback if they feel they can upgrade at the position.
Gloria didn’t preclude SDPD from continuing to cite those misdemeanors.
Its allegory, its learned literary allusions, its delving into obscure historic events, preclude any hope of popular success.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
I reviewed all the circumstances which would preclude the possibility of an Indian attack on the three travelers.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH 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 EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
"You must get a good sleep," he said kindly, and with his usual firmness that was wont to preclude argument.
Magpies are plentiful and are seen in flocks of twenty at a time, in numbers that preclude any superstition attaching to them.
SYNONYM OF THE DAYAPRIL 23, 2021

WORDS RELATED TO PRECLUDE

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versaladjective | [vur-suhl ]SEE DEFINITION
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