prevent; make sth impossible
"My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"
"Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project"
Immaturesan adjective which does not preclude a university professor here or there.
出自： G. Greene
Dad said, 'No, Louis' in a clipped voice that precluded all further enquiries.
出自： P. Norman
The ward..was so constituted that it precluded rest or sleep.
出自： A. S. Byatt
Death precluded him from completing his investigation.
Their move does not preclude others from investing.
The bad weather precluded us from having a picnic.