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excludable

or ex·clud·i·ble

[ ik-skloo-duh-buhl ]

adjective

  1. capable of being excluded.


noun

  1. something that is excluded or exempted.
  2. (in U.S. immigration statutes) an undesirable alien who is not legally eligible to enter the country:

    Excludables include convicts and drug addicts.

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Other Words From

  • ex·cluda·bili·ty noun
  • unex·cluda·ble adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of excludable1

First recorded in 1915–20; exclude + -able

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