capable of being excluded.
something that is excluded or exempted.
(in U.S. immigration statutes) an undesirable alien who is not legally eligible to enter the country: Excludables include convicts and drug addicts.
Accept vs. Except
Do I accept an invitation or except it? If someone is left off of an invitation list, has she been excepted or accepted? What’s the difference between these two terms, and how can we keep them straight? Accept means, most broadly, to take or receive (something offered) or receive with approval or favor, as in “I accept this trophy.” Except has a verb sense of to exclude; …
Would you do better on a standardized test if distracting words were removed?
With more than one million students, the New York City Department of Education is the largest public school district in the United States. Recently, the massive school system put out a request to companies who make standardized tests to buy exams that did not include offensive or potentially distracting words and topics. What are some of these topics? You would expect terms related to violence …
Origin of excludable
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