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.
  • 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.
  • Kant, however, protested strongly against this development when it was propounded by Fichte, and held that he had precluded it by his "refutation of idealism": he stood unshakably to the belief in an absolutely real world behind phenomena.