Definition of non-inclusion in English:



  • [mass noun] The action or state of not including or being included within a group or structure.

    ‘the former parliamentary secretary was reportedly unhappy over his non-inclusion in the cabinet’
    • ‘It is now up to the players who created a wave of sympathy both in the public and in the media to show why their non-inclusion to the camps was an error of judgment.’
    • ‘Perhaps little Jermain, fired-up after his non-inclusion against Holland, will prove to be the key to the result.’
    • ‘She has applied to the high court for a judicial review of the non-inclusion of her partner in her tenancy agreement.’
    • ‘I hope we will learn from that history of non-inclusion of a significant portion of the population in the political system.’
    • ‘The Welsh county has a rich tradition of non-inclusion of cricketers of English origin.’
    • ‘Non-inclusion does not imply any critique of the work concerned.’
    • ‘Absenteeism was the main reason for non-inclusion of potential pupils.’
    • ‘The non-inclusion of Aboriginal people in the Australian polity prior to the 1967 referendum shocks many today.’
    • ‘The rationale for its non-inclusion is that standards change and vary between professions.’
    • ‘He hasn't said a word about his non-inclusion in recent squads, even though he has done far more than Smith to earn his place.’
    leaving out, exclusion, exception, non-inclusion, deletion, erasure, cut, excision, elimination, absence
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