Exclusion meaning

ĭk-sklo͝ozhən
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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.

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Of taxes, an item that is not required to be included in gross income; of insurance, the occurrences that will not receive coverage under the policy.
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The act or practice of excluding.
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An excluding or being excluded.
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The act of excluding or shutting out; removal from consideration or taking part. [from 17th c.]
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A thing excluded.
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An item not covered by an insurance policy. [from 20th c.]
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The condition or fact of being excluded.
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to the exclusion of
  • so as to keep out, bar, etc.
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

to the exclusion of

Origin of exclusion

  • Middle English exclusioun from Latin exclūsiō exclūsiōn- from exclūsus past participle of exclūdere to shut exclude

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin exclusionem, from excludere.

    From Wiktionary