[ik-skloo-zhuh-niz-uh m] /ɪkˈsklu ʒəˌnɪz əm/
the principle, policy, or practice of , as from rights or privileges.
(mainly US) denoting or relating to a policy of excluding various types of immigrants, imports, etc
a supporter of a policy of exclusion
noun, Physics. 1. the principle that in any system described by quantum mechanics no two identical particles having spin equal to half an odd integer can be in the same quantum state: first postulated for the electrons in atoms. noun 1. See Pauli exclusion principle exclusion principle (ĭk-skl’zhən) See Pauli exclusion principle.
- Exclusion zone
noun an area where entry is forbidden, esp. involving foreign transport
[ik-skloo-siv, -ziv] /ɪkˈsklu sɪv, -zɪv/ adjective 1. not admitting of something else; incompatible: mutually exclusive plans of action. 2. omitting from consideration or account (often followed by of): a profit of ten percent, exclusive of taxes. 3. limited to the object or objects designated: exclusive attention to business. 4. shutting out all others from a […]
- Exclusive brethren
plural noun 1. one of the two main divisions of the Plymouth Brethren, which, in contrast to the Open Brethren, restricts its members’ contacts with those outside the sect