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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exclusion  \Ex*clu"sion\,  n.  [L.  exclusio:  cf  F.  exclusion.  See 
  {Exclude}.] 
  1.  The  act  of  excluding,  or  of  shutting  out  whether  by 
  thrusting  out  or  by  preventing  admission;  a  debarring; 
  rejection;  prohibition;  the  state  of  being  excluded. 
 
  His  sad  exclusion  from  the  doors  of  bliss.  --Milton. 
 
  The  exclusion  of  the  duke  from  the  crown  of  England 
  and  Ireland.  --Hume. 
 
  2.  (Physiol.)  The  act  of  expelling  or  ejecting  a  fetus  or  an 
  egg  from  the  womb. 
 
  3.  Thing  emitted.  --Sir  T.  Browne. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exclusion 
  n  1:  the  state  of  being  excluded  [ant:  {inclusion}] 
  2:  the  state  of  being  excommunicated  [syn:  {excommunication},  {censure}] 
  3:  a  deliberate  act  of  omission;  "with  the  exception  of  the 
  children,  everyone  was  told  the  news"  [syn:  {exception}] 
  4:  the  act  of  expelling  someone  [syn:  {ejection},  {expulsion}, 
  {riddance}] 




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