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exclude

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexcludeex‧clude /ɪkˈskluːd/ ●●○ W3 AWL verb [transitive]  1 INCLUDEto deliberately not include something opp include a special diet that excludes dairy products The judges decided to exclude evidence which had been unfairly obtained.exclude something from something Some of the data was specifically excluded from the report.RegisterIn everyday English, people usually say leave something or someone out rather than exclude something or someone:Some information was left out of the report.We didn’t mean to leave you out.2 INCLUDEto not allow someone to take part in something or not allow them to enter a place, especially in a way that seems wrong or unfair opp include a mainstream exhibition that excluded women artistsexclude somebody from (doing) something The press had been deliberately excluded from the event. Sarah heard the other girls talking and laughing and felt excluded.3 British English to officially make a child leave their school because of their bad behaviour4 POSSIBLEto decide that something is not a possibility syn rule out Social workers have excluded sexual abuse as a reason for the child’s disappearance. At this stage we cannot entirely exclude the possibility of staff cuts.THESAURUSexclude formal to deliberately not include someone or something, especially in a way that seems wrong or unfairThe new law protects most workers, but excludes those on part-time contracts.omit formal to not include something, especially a piece of information, either deliberately or because you forgetSara’s name had been omitted from the list of employees.leave out to not include someone or something, either deliberately or accidentally. Leave out is more common in everyday English than exclude or omitFans were shocked that Giggs had been left out of the team.You must have left out one of the numbers. miss out British to not include someone or something that should be included, often by mistakeYou missed out several important facts.They’ve missed out the last letter of his name.drop to decide not to include someone or something – used especially about not including someone in a teamHe was dropped from the team because of injury.The company decided to drop the word ‘healthy’ from its advertising.be exempt(ed) from something formal used when saying that a rule, law, agreement etc does not affect someone or somethingPeople with bad eyesight were exempt from military service.High technology equipment would be exempted from any trade agreement.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
excludePatients with previous cholecystitis diagnosed by scintigraphic examination of the gall bladder were excluded.These features excluded any intention of the parties to allow claims from the individual inhabitants.Stack belongs to a country club that once excluded blacks and Jews from membership.The governing body decided to exclude Declan for two weeks.The report concluded that far more boys were excluded each year than girls.Mr X and the spouse of Mr X may be excluded from all benefit.Among those children, thus excluded from our final reckonings, was the boy I have called Edward.Kids who are excluded from school often end up getting into trouble with the police.She felt they were deliberately excluding her from their plans.Joe felt sure the others were speaking Russian simply to exclude him.Clauses which seek to exclude or restrict liability for misrepresentation are regulated by s3 of the Misrepresentation Act 1967.The Sixth Directive, art 11A.3, states that the taxable amount excludes price discounts.The new law protects most workers, but excludes those on part-time contracts.This effectively excludes vast swathes of the planet's population.The Catholic church continues to exclude women from the priesthood.exclude something from somethingSeveral of the incidents were excluded from the report.exclude somebody from (doing) somethingHousing departments often exclude homeowners from being eligible for rehousing.On the other hand, economics could not be excluded entirely from Council sessions.Potter was excluded from military service due to his poor eyesight.There was never any intention on the part of the landlords to exclude the subtenant from possession.It is not the intention of the Underwriters to exclude such contracts from Schemes cover.More importantly, this interaction is now playing a crucial part in excluding the underclass from the mainstream of society.The caliphs slid back toward the jahiliyya, locking women up and excluding them from the mosques.I neither can, nor wish to, exclude the media from these proceedings.No one, at any level in a structure from chief executive downwards, can exclude himself from this commitment.exclude the possibilityWe can not exclude the possibility, however, of abnormal metabolism of platelet activating factor in four of them.The guidelines exclude the possibility of assessment of the bargain under the contract as described above.For example although duration is commonly measured for tantrums, this does not exclude the possibility of measures of frequency.The focus on a complex process of negotiations appears to exclude the possibility of structural change.However the courts are in general reluctant to exclude the possibility of such legal representation intoto within a particular area.Neither of these alternatives excludes the possibility that a change in associability might also play a part on generating latent inhibition.
From Longman Business Dictionaryexcludeex‧clude /ɪkˈskluːd/ verb [transitive]1to deliberately not include somethingThe judge has decided to exclude her evidence.exclude somebody/something from somethingOne study did not use a double-blind design and was therefore excluded from the analysis.2to not allow someone to take part in something or not allow them to enter a placeexclude somebody from somethingHe plans to challenge the commission’s decision to exclude him from the exchange.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
exclude
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyexclude
he, she, itexcludes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyexcluded
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave excluded
he, she, ithas excluded
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad excluded
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill exclude
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have excluded
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam excluding
he, she, itis excluding
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you, we, theyare excluding
Past
I, he, she, itwas excluding
you, we, theywere excluding
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been excluding
he, she, ithas been excluding
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been excluding
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be excluding
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been excluding
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