how to pronounce preclude


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preclude is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of preclude in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… should preclude you from going to a life …”

meanings of preclude


  1. Remove the possibility of; rule out; prevent or exclude; to make impossible.

preclude frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word preclude occurs in english on average 1.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics preclude can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that preclude can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

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