ex·clu·sion /ik-'sklü-zhən/ n
1: the act of excluding or state of being excluded; specif: refusal of entry into the U.S. by immigration officials
review of deportation and exclusion orders compare deportation
2: something that excludes or is excluded: as
a: a part of an insurance contract that excludes specified risks from coverage compare condition, declaration
b: an amount that is excluded from tax liability
a $10,000 annual per donee exclusion for gifts — W. M. McGovern, Jr. et al. compare credit, deduction, exemption
ex·clu·sion·ary /-zhə-ˌner-ē/ adj

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

I noun apartheid, avoidance, ban, bar, blackball, boycott, debarment, denial, denial of entry, deportation, disbarment, discard, dislodgment, dismissal, disownment, displacement, ejection, exclusio, exemption, exile, expatriation, expulsion, immunity, intolerance, isolation, monopoly, nonacceptance, nonadmission, nonconsideration, noninclusion, omission, ostracism, preclusion, prejudice, privilege, prohibition, purge, refusal, rejection, removal, repudiation, riddance, seclusion, segregation, separation, voidance associated concepts: Escobedo rule, exception, exclusion from a will, exclusion of a juror, exclusionary clause, exclusionary rule, Miranda rule, systematic exclusion foreign phrases:
- Inclusio unius est exclusio alterius. — The inclusion of one is the exclusion of another.
- Expressio unius est exclusio alterius. — The expression of one thing is the exclusion of another
II index bar (obstruction), blockade (limitation), boycott, control (restriction), deportation, disapprobation, dismissal (discharge), dispensation (exception), disqualification (rejection), disregard (unconcern), expulsion, omission, ostracism, ouster, preemption, prohibition, proscription, refusal, rejection, removal, renunciation, repudiation

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

Many contracts, especially when in standard form, exclude or limit the statutory rights normally implied in favour of the buyer. To rely on such a limitation or exclusion, it must be shown that the buyer was aware of the clause or that the seller gave reasonable notice of it. Such a clause will always be construed in cases of doubt against the person relying on it. Under the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977, implied statutory terms as to satisfactory quality, fitness for purpose, compliance with sample or description cannot be excluded with consumers and in order to be effective against business customers they cannot be unreasonable. The seller's implied warranty that he has or will have the right to sell the goods cannot in any circumstances be excluded or limited nor can he limit or exclude his liability for death or personal injury caused by his negligence.

Easyform Glossary of Law Terms. — UK law terms.

(1) Refusing admittance or removing.
(2) In taxation, an item that is not included in gross income;
see also deduct
(3) In insurance, something that is not covered by a policy.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

in terms of the Education Act 1996 as amended, schools may exclude children for disciplinary reasons, either for a fixed period or permanently. The courts will intervene where, in implementing the powers under the Act, the school does not act fairly, such as by failing to make known to the student what is being alleged against him: R v. Governors of Dunraven School, ex Parte B. [2000] TLR 68. A similar system applies in Scotland under the Schools General (Scotland) Regulations 1975. See, for example, Wallace v. Dundee Council 2000 SLT (Sh. Ct) 60.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

A clause in an insurance contract that limits the scope of the insured items or excludes certain items from cover.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

n. Of taxes, an item that is not required to be included in gross income; of insurance, the occurrences that will not receive coverage under the policy.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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