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English definition of “exclusion”
› [C] INSURANCE an event or situation that is not included in an insurance agreement as something for which the insurance company will pay money: Many insurance policies are full of exclusions, meaning insurers can legitimately turn claims down.
› [C] TAX an amount of money on which tax does not have to be paid: The current tax exclusion for capital gains on the sale of a home is $500,000 for a couple.
› [C] LAW something or someone that a contract, law, or agreement does not include: Trade between EU Member States is subject to various agreements, laws, and exclusions. In the exclusion clause, the supplier totally excludes his liability under the contract for late delivery.
› [U] a situation in which someone or something is prevented from entering a place or taking part in an activity: exclusion from sth However, technological advances also require workers and managers to keep updating their skills or risk exclusion from the labour market.
to the exclusion of › not allowing someone or something else to be included: Under this ruling, an individual could create a corporation of which he was the sole director, to the exclusion of all other stakeholders.