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exclusion (n.)

"act of shutting out; non-inclusion," c. 1400, exclusioun, from Latin exclusionem (nominative exclusio) "a shutting out," noun of action from past-participle stem of excludere "keep out, shut out," from ex "out" (see ex-) + claudere "to close, shut" (see close (v.)).

updated on May 03, 2020

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Definitions of exclusion from WordNet

exclusion (n.)
the state of being excluded;
exclusion (n.)
the state of being excommunicated;
exclusion (n.)
a deliberate act of omission;
Synonyms: exception / elision
exclusion (n.)
the act of forcing out someone or something;
Synonyms: ejection / expulsion / riddance
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