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Meaning of PRECLUSION

Pronunciation:  prikl'oozhun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the act of preventing something by anticipating and disposing of it effectively
 

PRECLUSION is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: forestalling, obviation
 
 See Also: bar, prevention

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pre*clu"sion\, n. [L. praeclusio. See {Preclude}.]
The act of precluding, or the state of being precluded; a
shutting out.

 

 

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