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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  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. Wells Fargo Dean:

    If you want to use that $14,000 [annual] exclusion, or if you’re going to get into the lifetime exclusion, file the gift tax form, if you want the money back, absolutely you should get it in writing and there should be a contract.

  2. Kellan Baker:

    We think this language is very problematic. We know that the way these exclusions operate in practice,' certain' means' all we can get away with,' this is a back-door way of maintaining an exclusion without having the kind of bald-faced exclusion that invites all but the laziest of regulators to intervene.

  3. Erin Beth Harrist:

    We're really just asking for a declaration that the exclusion of farmworker from the definition of employee is unconstitutional.

  4. Steven Spielberg:

    I'm a huge supporter of the Academy Awards, i was surprised at some of the individuals who were not nominated. I was surprised at [the exclusion of] Idris [Elba] — I was surprised at that. I think that was one of the best performances in the supporting actor and the actor category, was Idris. I've seen 'Straight Outta Compton' — my wife and I saw it when it first opened, the first weekend, and it just rocked our world. It was incredible. I was very surprised to see that omission.

  5. Robert Lighthizer:

    If the duty rate on the $200 billion tariff actions is raised to 25 percent, USTR will initiate an appropriate exclusion process.

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