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preclude
used in The Bourne Supremacy

4 uses
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Definition
keep from happening or arising
  • A simple act of faith on Alex's part could have made all the difference, but Alex could not find it within himself to provide it; his own bitterness precluded that particular charity.
    Chapter 6 (9% in)
  • He could not stay away for three hours, not after his conversation with Undersecretary of State Edward McAllister; appearances precluded such an absence.
    Chapter 17 (67% in)
  • Instead of one shell, he now had the full complement of nine in addition to a silencer that precluded disturbing the revered dead in a revered mausoleum.
    Chapter 26 (62% in)
  • Anger precludes civility?
    Chapter 28 (11% in)

There are no more uses of "preclude" in The Bourne Supremacy.

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