exclusivism

noun
ex·​clu·​siv·​ism | \ ik-ˈsklü-sə-ˌvi-zəm How to pronounce exclusivism (audio) , -ˈsklü-zə- \

Definition of exclusivism

: the practice of excluding or of being exclusive

Other Words from exclusivism

exclusivist \ ik-​ˈsklü-​sə-​vist How to pronounce exclusivism (audio) , -​ˈsklü-​zə-​ \ noun or adjective

Examples of exclusivism in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web No arrogance, no exclusivism, no self-righteousness or self-congratulation, no aggression — in any direction. Gordon Monson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 20 June 2022

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First Known Use of exclusivism

1834, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of exclusivism was in 1834

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Last Updated

25 Jun 2022

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“Exclusivism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exclusivism. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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