ex·​clud·​able ik-ˈsklü-də-bəl How to pronounce excludable (audio)
variants or excludible
: subject to exclusion
excludable income
excludability noun

Examples of excludable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That said, there is an emerging legal consensus that a private, nonunion employer may require its employees to get vaccinated as long as exceptions are made for employees with excludable disabilities and medical conditions and for employees with bona fide religious objections. Dan Eaton, San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Apr. 2022 Payments from the following states fall in this category and the IRS will not challenge the treatment of these payments as excludable for federal income tax purposes in 2022. Robert W. Wood, Forbes, 10 Feb. 2023 The nature of the legal claim controls whether the damages are excludable from income under section 104(a)(2). Robert W. Wood, Forbes, 19 Oct. 2021 As long as the care recipient lives in the same home as the caregiver, the care provider can receive Medicaid waiver payments to cover the time spent caring for someone, which is excludable from their gross income. San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 Apr. 2021 Emotional distress damages flowing from that injury or sickness are excludable. Robert W. Wood, Forbes, 19 Apr. 2021 Think of a missile-defense system: Missile defense is a non-excludable good in that a system that protects the civic-minded taxpaying citizens at No. Kevin D. Williamson, National Review, 20 June 2019 After pleading not guilty on Friday, Mack filed for an order of excludable delay, asking that her trial not take place until after May 3. Hilary Weaver, Vanities, 24 Apr. 2018 A non-excludable good is one that can’t effectively be fenced off from non-paying customers. John Gravois, Wired News, 10 June 2015 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1916, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of excludable was in 1916

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“Excludable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/excludable. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

Legal Definition


: subject to being excluded
excludability noun
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