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exclusion

noun
 
 
/ɪksˈkluːʒən/
[C, U] a situation in which someone or something is not allowed to take part in an activity or to enter a place: the exclusion of disruptive pupils →  Opposite inclusion ExcludingNot going to school
to the exclusion of sth If you do something to the exclusion of something else, you do it so much that you have no time to do anything else.Excluding
Translations of “exclusion”
in Korean 배제…
in Arabic إبعاد, إقصاء…
in Portuguese exclusão…
in Catalan exclusió…
in Japanese 排除…
in Italian esclusione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 排斥, 排除, 排除在外…
in Russian недопущение, исключение…
in Turkish men etme, sokmama, hariç tutma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 排斥, 排除, 排除在外…
in Polish wykluczenie…
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