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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exclude  \Ex*clude"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Excluded};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Excluding}.]  [L.  excludere  exclusum  ex  out  + 
  claudere  to  shut.  See  {Close}.] 
  1.  To  shut  out  to  hinder  from  entrance  or  admission;  to 
  debar  from  participation  or  enjoyment;  to  deprive  of  to 
  except;  --  the  opposite  to  admit  as  to  exclude  a  crowd 
  from  a  room  or  house;  to  exclude  the  light;  to  exclude  one 
  nation  from  the  ports  of  another;  to  exclude  a  taxpayer 
  from  the  privilege  of  voting. 
 
  And  none  but  such  from  mercy  I  exclude.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  thrust  out  or  eject;  to  expel;  as  to  exclude  young 
  animals  from  the  womb  or  from  eggs. 
 
  {Excluded  middle}.  (logic)  The  name  given  to  the  third  of  the 
  ``three  logical  axioms,''  so-called,  namely,  to  that  one 
  which  is  expressed  by  the  formula:  ``Everything  is  either 
  A  or  Not-A.''  no  third  state  or  condition  being  involved 
  or  allowed.  See  {Principle  of  contradiction},  under 
  {Contradiction}. 




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