ex·clude / ikˈskloōd/ • v. [tr.] deny (someone) access to or bar (someone) from a place, group, or privilege: women had been excluded from many scientific societies. ∎ keep (something) out of a place: apply flux to exclude oxygen. ∎ (often be excluded) remove from consideration; rule out: computer software is excluded from the mandatory 15-year write-off. ∎ prevent the occurrence of; preclude: clauses seeking to exclude liability for loss or damage. DERIVATIVES: ex·clud·a·ble adj. ex·clud·er n.
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