exclusion exclusion  /ɪks ˈklu ʒən/


  1. (n) the state of being excluded
  2. (n) the state of being excommunicated
  3. (n) a deliberate act of omission
  4. (n) the act of forcing out someone or something


  1. Yes, they will make another run at the exclusion zone, with three boats, maybe four, including the black-hulled La Rebaude.
  2. It doesn't hurt that seniors, a crucial voting bloc, would receive about half the benefits from such an exclusion, say Administration officials.
  3. Hipness is about exclusion--who gets it, who doesn't--and there's more money for Disney in being a big, inclusive tent or, rather, a theme park.


  1. France Torpedoes American Movies, Shoots Itself In Foot

    Wolf Richter   www.testosteronepit.com    www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter On Friday, France vetoed the launch of free-trade negotiations between the EU and the US, though France has been racking up a trade surplus with the US and has much to lose if the US retaliates. The problem: cultural protectionism. It wanted “protection of cultural services and a clear and explicit exclusion of the ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

  2. Former Iran president opposes election boycott

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — On the eve of Iran's presidential elections, a former Iranian president blocked from a comeback bid urged voters Thursday not to boycott the vote in protest over crackdowns on dissent or in anger over his exclusion from the race.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Minnesota Property Tax Exclusion for Disabled Veterans due July 1

    A reminder to all Itasca County Disabled Veterans, with a 70 percent disability rating or higher, that the Minnesota Property Tax Exclusion application is due July 1.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Grand Rapids Herald-Review


  1. "My aim was never to destabilize the French team, an institution I respect. I accept my exclusion from the France team and I wish them good luck," Anelka said. "I have a lot of respect for the France team, I equally have a lot of respect for...
    on Jun 19, 2010 By: Nicolas Anelka Source: The Associated Press

  2. "No longer do we have the luxury of indulging our differences to the exclusion of the work that we must do together," Obama said in his first address to the UN General Assembly.
    on Sep 23, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: United Press International

  3. "We cannot let things stay as they are," Taylor told the Leaders in Football conference in London. "There would be forms of communication, even warnings, even reprimands before one would ever get to a situation of exclusion but it's...
    on Oct 8, 2008 By: David Taylor Source: Times Online

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