ex·clu·sion /ɪksˈkluʒən/ 名詞
1. The act of excluding, or of shutting out, whether by thrusting out or by preventing admission; a debarring; rejection; prohibition; the state of being excluded.
His sad exclusion from the doors of bliss. --Milton.
The exclusion of the duke from the crown of England and Ireland. --Hume.
2. Physiol. The act of expelling or ejecting a fetus or an egg from the womb.
3. Thing emitted.
n 1: the state of being excluded [ant: inclusion]
2: the state of being excommunicated [syn: excommunication, censure]
3: a deliberate act of omission; "with the exception of the
children, everyone was told the news" [syn: exception, elision]
4: the act of forcing out someone or something; "the ejection
of troublemakers by the police"; "the child's expulsion
from school" [syn: ejection, expulsion, riddance]