to the exclusion of


: in a way that excluded (someone or something)
He spent all his time with colleagues to the exclusion of his own family.

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Recent Examples on the Web But experts say the LARC-first campaigns become problematic when doctors focus on effectiveness to the exclusion of other factors, including the ability to start and stop birth control when women desire. Alana Semuels, TIME, 13 May 2024 That erosion has occurred since the collapse of the Soviet Union but accelerated during the 20 years of post 9/11 focus on counterinsurgency warfare to the exclusion of preparing for great power conflict. Dave Deptula, Forbes, 13 Feb. 2024 The massive lawsuit against one of the world’s largest companies claims Apple is breaking the law by carefully curating its app store and customer experience, designed to lure customers in and keep them buying Apple products and services – to the exclusion of competitors. David Goldman, CNN, 21 Mar. 2024 AfD politician Gunnar Lindemann took to X to compare the dis-invitation to the exclusion of the Jews from society under the Nazis. Scott Roxborough, The Hollywood Reporter, 3 Sep. 2019 The new study says that the great white shark is an inappropriate analogue for O. megalodon, Cooper notes, but the new research also uses the great white shark for its comparisons of body form to the exclusion of other sharks. Riley Black, Smithsonian Magazine, 21 Jan. 2024 Given that DeSantis and his allied PACs invested heavily in Iowa to the exclusion of New Hampshire, Haley is claiming victory after finishing just two points behind the Florida governor in the Hawkeye State. Brittany Bernstein, National Review, 17 Jan. 2024 But financial experts caution against saving for retirement to the exclusion of other goals. Tanza Loudenback,, 21 Dec. 2023 At least this is the standard narrative written by and about men to the exclusion of women. Sarah Lacy, Discover Magazine, 27 Nov. 2023

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“To the exclusion of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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