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December 5, 2014 - Word of the Day


To exclude is to prevent a thing or a person from doing something or being a part of a group. The word "exclude" is the opposite of "include."

simple past past participle
  • She was excluded from the club. (passive voice)
  • The club excluded her. (active voice)
  • The company insists that it doesn't exclude people based on skin color or religion.
  • Girls are usually excluded from playing contact sports with boys.
  • The price shown on the car excludes taxes and fees.
  • Some of the information in that report was intentionally excluded to make it look better.
  • Excluding the sugar from that recipe will make it healthier, but it might not taste as good.

The word "exclusive" is an adjective:

  • That's a very exclusive club. They won't allow just anyone to walk in.
  • They send their kids to an exclusive private school.
  • The company has exclusive legal rights to the song. This prevents other companies from using it.




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