ex·​clud·​able | \ ik-ˈsklü-də-bəl How to pronounce excludable (audio) \
variants: or excludible

Definition of excludable

: subject to exclusion excludable income

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Other Words from excludable

excludability \ ik-​ˌsklü-​də-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce excludable (audio) \ noun

Examples of excludable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web 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, "The Democrats Are the Socialist Party Again," 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, "Allison Mack Tried to Recruit One Very Famous Actress into Nxivm," 24 Apr. 2018 A non-excludable good is one that can’t effectively be fenced off from non-paying customers. John Gravois, Wired News, "What Apple Music’s Family Plan Means for the Web (And You)," 10 June 2015 In Ohio, 28 percent of adults under 65 had excludable preconditions. Kaiser Health News And The Enquirer, Cincinnati.com, "Promises made to protect preexisting conditions hollow, experts say," 27 June 2017

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First Known Use of excludable

1916, in the meaning defined above

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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 9 Mar. 2021.

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ex·​clud·​able | \ ik-ˈsklü-də-bəl \

Legal Definition of excludable

: subject to being excluded

Other Words from excludable

excludability \ ik-​ˌsklü-​də-​ˈbi-​lə-​tē How to pronounce excludable (audio) \ noun
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