rule sth or sb out Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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rule sth or sb out

phrasal verb with rule uk   us   /ruːl/ verb
C2 to ​decide or say ​officially that something is ​impossible or will not ​happen, or that something or someone is not ​suitable: The ​police haven't ​yetruled out ​murder. I won't ​rule out a ​Juneelection. The ​police have not ​ruled him out as a ​suspect.
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in Chinese (Simplified) 把…排除在外, 拒绝考虑…
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…排除在外, 拒絕考慮…
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