Sentence Examples


  • These events precluded the possibility of success attending a second mission of Maret to London in January.
  • In cases where such an explanation is precluded by the nature of the details foreshadowed, the evidence is found to be defective, generally from the absence of contemporary documents.
  • The subsequent invasions of the Goths, in battle with whom Valens fell at Adrianople (375), definitely precluded Roman intervention; and the end of the Armenian troubles was that (c. 390) Bahram IV.
  • In some cultivated races of barley, crossfertilization is precluded, as the flowers never open.
  • This time the Abyssinians were more successful, and beat the rebels in a pitched fight; but the difficulties of the country again precluded effective co-operation.