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Definition of "precluding" [precluding]

  • Present participle of preclude. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "precluding" in a sentence
  • "Petitioners assert here the very different interest in precluding the counting of entirely lawful ballots, an interest that cannot possibly have constitutional footing."
  • "Because the expert could not supply any reliable evidence as to the elements of the exceptions to the prior written notice law, however, whether the trial court erred in precluding the expert's testimony is a question that does not affect the outcome of this case."
  • ""I can see no propriety," George Washington wrote the year after the adoption of the Constitution, "in precluding ourselves from the service of any man, who on some great emergency shall be deemed universally most capable of serving the public.""