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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 se·clude /sɪˈklud/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Se·clude v. t. [imp. & p. p. Secluded; p. pr. & vb. n. Secluding.]
 1. To shut up apart from others; to withdraw into, or place in, solitude; to separate from society or intercourse with others.
 Let Eastern tyrants from the light of heaven
 Seclude their bosom slaves.   --Thomson.
 2. To shut or keep out; to exclude. [Obs.]
 -- Se*clud*ed*ly, adv. -- Se*clud*ed*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v : keep away from others; "He sequestered himself in his study
          to write a book" [syn: sequester, sequestrate, withdraw]