Translation of rule out in Spanish:

rule out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
  • [possibility] descartar; [course of action] hacer* imposible his resignation cannot be ruled out no se puede descartar la posibilidad de que dimita their financial problems ruled out any expansion sus problemas financieros hacían imposible cualquier tipo de expansión his injury rules him out for tomorrow's game su lesión lo excluye del partido de mañana
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