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exclude (someone or something) from (something)

To prevent the inclusion of someone or something in something; to leave someone or something out of something. Kyle isn't coming to the party after all, so exclude him from your head count. Exclude pens from your supply orders for a little while because we're fully stocked on them.
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present company excluded

Without regards to the person or people in one's immediate vicinity. Everyone in this school is a self-centered, spoiled little brat. Present company excluded, of course. Present company excluded, there isn't a single person in this building who has the skills it takes to run the business.
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exclude someone or something from something

to leave someone or something out of something; to leave someone or something off a list. Did you mean to exclude me from the party? I excluded chocolate cake from the shopping list.
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(191.) See supra note 47 for a discussion of excludability in neighborhoods.
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The interpretation, or evaluation, of the excludability problem depends on the extent to which the second feature, non-rivalry, is also present.
Non excludability occurs when the producer of a good is unable to keep non-payers from its consumption, non-rivalrous consumption, when the marginal cost to a seller, of providing a good to an additional consumer is zero (Pennington, 2000).
Based on these findings, application of property rights theory, and the typology of goods (Milgrom & Roberts, 1992; Varian, 1992), while focusing on rivalry and excludability in consumption, it can be shown that integrity of the competition has the characteristics of a common-pool resource.
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Digital information goods undermine traditional economic assumptions of rivalry, excludability, and transparency.
Private goods, on the other hand, can be withheld (excludability) and are subject to purchase and sole use by rivals (Taylor 1995).