- Exclusion is defined as the act of leaving someone out or the act of being left out.
An example of exclusion is inviting everyone except one person to the party.
exclusion definition by Webster's New World
- an excluding or being excluded
- a thing excluded
Origin: Middle English exclusioun ; from Classical Latin exclusio ; from past participle of excludere
- exclusionary adjective
exclusion definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The act or practice of excluding.
- The condition or fact of being excluded.
Origin: Middle English exclusioun, from Latin exclūsiō, exclūsiōn-, from exclūsus, past participle of exclūdere, to shut; see exclude.
- ex·cluˈsion·arˌy adjective
exclusion - Business Definition
- In insurance, the lack of coverage for certain risks, properties, or persons. For example, valuable jewelry may be excluded from coverage under a homeowner's policy.
- Income that must be reported but is not taxed. For example, proceeds of up to $500,000 from the sale of a residence are permitted as an exclusion by married couples.
exclusion - Legal Definition
exclusion - Medical Definition
exclusion - Phrases/Idioms
to the exclusion of