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exclusionism

[ ik-skloo-zhuh-niz-uhm ]

noun

  1. the principle, policy, or practice of exclusion, as from rights or privileges.


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Other Words From

  • ex·clusion·ist ex·clusion·er noun

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Word History and Origins

Origin of exclusionism1

First recorded in 1840–50; exclusion + -ism

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Example Sentences

Nevertheless, General Lefroy, correlating with Exclusionism, attempts to give a terrestrial interpretation to this occurrence.

This is a domain that mocks at legislative restrictions, caste, exclusionism and what not.

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