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Synonyms for foreclose
fɔrˈkloʊz, foʊr-fore·close

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  1. prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbidverb

    keep from happening or arising; make impossible

    "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project"

    proscribe, rule out, counter, interdict, keep, veto, preclude, forestall, prevent, prohibit, forbid, nix, anticipate, foresee, close out, disallow

  2. forecloseverb

    subject to foreclosing procedures; take away the right of mortgagors to redeem their mortgage

    forestall, prevent, preclude, forbid

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  1. forecloseverb

    preclude, prevent, stop, debar, hinder, shut out

  2. forecloseverb

    (Law.) deprive of the power of redeeming (a mortgage)

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  1. Antony Blinken:

    Collectively they hold more than $ 80 billion in assets, these measures freeze their assets in the United States, prohibit American individuals or businesses from doing any transactions with them, shut them out of the global financial system and foreclose access to the U.S. dollar.

  2. Stephen Vladeck:

    Supreme Court's impossible to disagree with Judge Kavanaugh that, in a perfect world, Congress would take the lead when it comes to investigating misconduct and malfeasance by the President, but what Judge Kavanaugh seems to be implying here is not only that Congress should take the lead, but that the Constitution might itself foreclose independent prosecutors like Independent Counsel Ken Starr and Special Counsel Mueller.

  3. House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff:

    While we will continue with our investigative work and do not foreclose the possibility of further depositions or hearings, we will not allow the President or others to drag this out for months on end in the courts.

  4. Adam Schiff:

    We don't foreclose the possibility of more depositions, more hearings. We are in the process of getting more documents all the time. So that investigative work is being done.

  5. Chris Murphy:

    I've read carefully everything that Senator McConnell has said in the past 48 hours, and so far, I don't read anything Chris Murphy said to foreclose the deal that is very focused on keeping weapons out of the hands of potentially dangerous people.

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