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Improper restriction and exclusion of ill food service employees.
But the Senate analysis said that approach means the state couldn’t use potential exclusion from the single-payer system as a means of negotiating favorable prices, as health insurers often do.
Nineteenth-century exclusion laws, long-ago repealed, prevented African-Americans from living in the state, and Oregon has been predominantly white ever since.
Black exclusion laws stayed in the Oregon constitution until 2000.
The exclusion of Destenay from the caption led some critics to accuse the White House of homophobia.
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Creditors are also complaining about the exclusion from the restructuring list of about 500 million manat ($297 million) of subordinated debt owed to the Central Bank of Azerbaijan.
Somebody who’s very engaged in a game is focusing on one thing to the exclusion of everything else.
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Origin and Etymology of exclusion
Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin exclusion-, exclusio, from excludere
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
EXCLUSION Defined for Kids
Definition of exclusion for Students
: the act of shutting or keeping out : the state of being shut or kept out
Legal Definition of exclusion
1 : the act of excluding or state of being excluded; specifically : refusal of entry into the U.S. by immigration officials review of deportation and exclusion orders — compare deportation
2 : something that excludes or is excluded: as a : a part of an insurance contract that excludes specified risks from coverage — compare condition, declaration b : an amount that is excluded from tax liability — compare credit, deduction, exemption
exclusionary\-zhə-ˌner-ē\ play adjective
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