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English definition of “exclusion”

exclusion

noun [C or U] uk   /ɪkˈskluː.ʒən/ us  
the act of not allowing someone or something to take part in an activity or to enter a place: her exclusion from the list of Oscar nominees the exclusion of disruptive students from school to the exclusion of If you do something to the exclusion of something else, you do it so much that you do not have time for the other thing.
(Definition of exclusion from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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