exclusion

[ik-skloo-zhuhn]
noun
1.
an act or instance of excluding.
2.
the state of being excluded.
3.
Physiology. a keeping apart; blocking of an entrance.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin exclūsiōn- (stem of exclūsiō), equivalent to exclūs(us) (past participle of exclūdere to shut out; see exclude) + -iōn- -ion

exclusionary, adjective
nonexclusion, noun
preexclusion, noun
self-exclusion, noun
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exclusion (ɪkˈskluːʒən)
 
n
the act or an instance of excluding or the state of being excluded
 
ex'clusionary
 
adj

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exclusion
1610s, from L. exclusionem, noun of action from excludere (see exclude). Related: Exclusionary (1817).
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exclusion ex·clu·sion (ĭk-sklōō'zhən)
n.
Surgical isolation of a part or segment without removal from the body.

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Example sentences
He was later told that his exclusion was based on terrorism-related grounds.
But the effort has expanded to the point that almost any form of social
  exclusion is now seen to be equivalent to racism.
Social exclusion means different things to different people.
Nowadays, the exclusion zone is forbidden territory.
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