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noun exclusion pronunciation in British English /ɪkˈskluːʒ(ə)n/
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pluralexclusions
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  1. 1
    [uncountable] a situation in which someone is deliberately prevented from being involved in an activity or from entering a place
    exclusion of: Washington is annoyed at the exclusion of US troops from the area.
    exclusion from: He was really irritated at his exclusion from the conference.
  2. 2
    [countable] something that is deliberately not included
    You are protected against most illnesses, with one or two exclusions.

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