What does exclusion mean?

Definitions for exclusion
ɪkˈsklu ʒənex·clu·sion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exclusion(noun)

    the state of being excluded

  2. excommunication, exclusion, censure(noun)

    the state of being excommunicated

  3. exception, exclusion, elision(noun)

    a deliberate act of omission

    "with the exception of the children, everyone was told the news"

  4. ejection, exclusion, expulsion, riddance(noun)

    the act of forcing out someone or something

    "the ejection of troublemakers by the police"; "the child's expulsion from school"


  1. exclusion(Noun)

    The act of excluding or shutting out; removal from consideration or taking part.

    Etymology: From exclusionem, from excludere.

  2. exclusion(Noun)

    The act of pushing or forcing something out.

    Etymology: From exclusionem, from excludere.

  3. exclusion(Noun)

    An item not covered by an insurance policy.

    Etymology: From exclusionem, from excludere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exclusion(noun)

    the act of excluding, or of shutting out, whether by thrusting out or by preventing admission; a debarring; rejection; prohibition; the state of being excluded

    Etymology: [L. exclusio: cf. F. exclusion. See Exclude.]

  2. Exclusion(noun)

    the act of expelling or ejecting a fetus or an egg from the womb

    Etymology: [L. exclusio: cf. F. exclusion. See Exclude.]

  3. Exclusion(noun)

    thing emitted

    Etymology: [L. exclusio: cf. F. exclusion. See Exclude.]


  1. Exclusion

    Deepa Mehta's upcoming film Exclusion is based on the history of the Komagata Maru incident. Gaurav Seth is one of the writers for the cinematic project. Akshay Kumar has stated his intention to join the production. This film is in development. IMDB currently has a 2014 timeline for the film.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'exclusion' in Nouns Frequency: #2132

How to pronounce exclusion?

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How to say exclusion in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exclusion in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exclusion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of exclusion in a Sentence

  1. Tom Piotrowski:

    Bunnings has staked out that territory so well to the exclusion of anyone else. The impression that they have made on the Australian psyche is that it is a default.

  2. Katherine Bentley:

    This really is a diagnosis of exclusion.

  3. Gabor Varady:

    We often experience the kind of exclusion that migrants feel, you hear ever stronger statements about gypsies, about migrants, things you would never have heard 20 or 25 years ago.

  4. Katherine Miller:

    We are seeing exclusion requests where the volume being requested far exceeds the entity's actual consumption or capacity.

  5. Brian Bosma:

    What we had hoped for with the bill was a message of inclusion, inclusion of all religious beliefs, what instead has come out as a message of exclusion, and that was not the intent.

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    an utterance expressing pain or disapproval
    • A. moan
    • B. observe
    • C. embark
    • D. carry

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