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To not include something or someone

leave out

to not include someone or something



to deliberately not include something



to fail to include someone or something, either deliberately or because you forget

shut out of

if someone is shut out of something, they are not allowed to do it or be involved in it

count out

to not include someone in a plan or activity



to not include something

miss out

to fail to include someone or something, usually by accident

to the exclusion of something

when you do something to the exclusion of other things, you only do that one thing and not the other things

set/put something aside

to deliberately not consider or include something



to deliberately prevent someone or something from being involved in an activity or from entering a place

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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