exclusivism

[ ik-skloo-suh-viz-uh m, -zuh- ]
/ ɪkˈsklu səˌvɪz əm, -zə- /

noun

the practice of being exclusive.

Origin of exclusivism

First recorded in 1825–35; exclusive + -ism

Related forms

ex·clu·siv·ist, nounex·clu·siv·is·tic, adjective
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