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Make impossible, especially beforehand.
synonyms: close out, preclude.
is a specific kind of: eliminate, obviate, rid of.
derivation: obviating, preclusive.
Include or exclude by determining judicially or in agreement with rules.
synonym: rule in.
is a specific kind of: decree, rule.
Dismiss from consideration or a contest.
synonyms: eliminate, reject, winnow out.
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