Preclusive Pre*clu"sive, a. Shutting out; precluding, or tending to preclude; hindering. -- {Pre*clu"sive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • preclusively — adverb see preclude …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • preclusively — See preclusion. * * * …   Universalium

  • preclusively — adverb /pɹɛˈklu.sɪvˌli/ In a preclusive manner; preventively …   Wiktionary

  • preclusively — prɪ kluːsɪvlɪ adv. in a preclusive manner, preventively, with a tendency to preclude …   English contemporary dictionary

  • preclusively — pre·clu·sive·ly …   English syllables

  • preclusively — adverb see preclusive * * * precluˈsively adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑preclude …   Useful english dictionary

  • preclude — transitive verb (precluded; precluding) Etymology: Latin praecludere, from prae + claudere to close more at close Date: 1629 1. archaic close 2. to make impossible by necessary consequence ; rule out in advance • preclusion …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Preclusive purchasing — (also known as Preclusive buying and Preemptive buying) is an economic warfare tactic where one belligerent in a conflict purchases matériel and operations from neutral countries not for domestic needs, but in order to deprive other belligerents… …   Wikipedia

  • preclude — precludable, adj. preclusion /pri klooh zheuhn/, n. preclusive /pri klooh siv/, adj. preclusively, adv. /pri kloohd /, v.t., precluded, precluding. 1. to prevent the presence, existence, or occurrence of; make impossible: The insufficiency of the …   Universalium

  • prohibitively — adv. preventively, preclusively, in a manner that avertsprəʊ hɪbÉ™tɪvlɪ /prÉ™ hɪbɪt …   English contemporary dictionary

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