Origin of exclusion
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- the act or an instance of excluding or the state of being excluded
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Word Origin and History for exclusionary
c.1400, from Latin exclusionem (nominative exclusio), noun of action from past participle stem of excludere (see exclude).
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- Surgical isolation of a part or segment without removal from the body.
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