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exclusionism

[ik-skloo-zhuh-niz-uh m] /ɪkˈsklu ʒəˌnɪz əm/
noun
1.
the principle, policy, or practice of exclusion, as from rights or privileges.
Origin of exclusionism
1840-1850
1840-50; exclusion + -ism
Related forms
exclusionist, exclusioner, noun
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  • Nevertheless, General Lefroy, correlating with exclusionism, attempts to give a terrestrial interpretation to this occurrence.

    The Book of the Damned Charles Fort
  • This is a domain that mocks at legislative restrictions, caste, exclusionism and what not.

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