The verb preclude means to prevent someone from doing something or make it impossible.

Synonyms are provoke, agitate, urge, or motivate.

The word origins from Latin praecludere meaning “to close, shut off, hinder, impede”. It comes from prae meaning “before, ahead” plus claudere meaning “to shut”.

Although your application was rejected, it doesn’t preclude the possibility of your future reapplication.

His illness precludes a career for him.

In some cases, poor English preclude us from finding a good job.