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Noun: exclusion  iks'kloo-zhun
  1. The state of being excluded
  2. The state of being excommunicated
    - excommunication, censure
  3. A deliberate act of omission
    "with the exclusion of the children, everyone was told the news";
    - exception, elision
  4. The act of forcing out someone or something
    "the exclusion of troublemakers by the police";
    - ejection, expulsion, riddance

Derived forms: exclusions

Type of: banishment, omission, proscription, rejection, situation, state of affairs

Antonym: inclusion

Encyclopedia: Exclusion, Right of