1 [uncountable and countable] when someone is not allowed to take part in something or enter a place [≠ inclusion]
exclusion from
the country's exclusion from the United Nations
2 [uncountable and countable] British English when a child is officially made to leave their school because of their bad behaviour

do something to the exclusion of something

to do something so much that you do not do, include, or have time for other things:
Your essays tend to concentrate on one theme to the exclusion of everything else.
4 [countable] something that is excluded from a contract [≠ inclusion]:
You will be sent full details of the exclusions of your insurance policy.
exclusionary adjective:
exclusionary business practices

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