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Meaning of PRECLUSIVE

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  made impossible
 

PRECLUSIVE is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: obviating(a), preventative, preventive
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pre*clu"sive\, a.
Shutting out; precluding, or tending to preclude; hindering.
-- {Pre*clu"sive*ly}, adv.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: deterrent, deterring, discouraging, ethnocentric, exceptional, excluding, exclusive, exclusory, forbidding, forestalling, inadmissible, inhibitive, inhibitory, insular, interdictive, interdictory, narrow, parochial, prescriptive, preventative, preventive, prohibiting, prohibitive, prohibitory, prophylactic, proscriptive, repressive, restrictive, seclusive, segregative, select, selective, separative, snobbish, suppressive, xenophobic
 

 

 

 

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