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rule sth out

phrasal verb with rule
 
 
/ruːl/ verb
to prevent something from happening: The warehouse fire has ruled out any chance that we will make a profit this year.
Translations of “rule sth out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使…成為不可能,使…不可能發生, 防止…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使…成为不可能,使…不可能发生, 防止…
(Definition of rule sth out from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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