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Definition of "preclusion" [pre•clu•sion]

  • The act of precluding (noun)
  • The condition of being precluded (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "preclusion" in a sentence
  • "Most grave among the Sixth Circuit’s misunderstandings, issue preclusion is a plea available to prevailing parties."
  • "The preclusion was the third step of the line of reasoning: the reason must not apply to the counter-set."
  • "Issue preclusion, in short, does not transform final judgment losers, in civil or criminal proceedings, into partially prevailing parties."