rule out of

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Definition of rule out of

chiefly British
: to remove (someone) from (a competition, contest, etc.) She has been ruled out of today's game with a broken thumb.

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“Rule out of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rule%20out%20of. Accessed 5 Oct. 2022.

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