exclusion

noun ex·clu·sion \ ik-ˈsklü-zhən \
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of exclusion

1 : the act or an instance of excluding
2 : the state of being excluded

exclusionary

play \ik-ˈsklü-zhə-ˌner-ē\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of exclusion

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin exclusion-, exclusio, from excludere



EXCLUSION Defined for Kids

exclusion

noun ex·clu·sion \ ik-ˈsklü-zhən \

Definition of exclusion for Students

: the act of shutting or keeping out : the state of being shut or kept out

Medical Dictionary

exclusion

noun ex·clu·sion \ iks-ˈklü-zhən \

medical Definition of exclusion

: surgical separation of part of an organ from the rest without excision

exclude

play \iks-ˈklüd\ transitive verb excluded; excluding

Law Dictionary

exclusion

noun ex·clu·sion \ ik-ˈsklü-zhən \

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

play \-zhə-ˌner-ē\ adjective

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