Acting to shut out or bar someone from a place, group, or privilege: an exclusionist foreign policy
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- Over time, this exclusionist policy has become disconnected from its origins; the initial context that gave rise to it have come to have a life of its own, and is accepted as an integral part of the general state of affairs.
- The civil wars of the 1970s and 1980s, though resulting from exclusionist state policies, authoritarianism, and divergent views on the role of the state, fueled group tensions.
- It definitely feels like the early years of Independence - the first half of the 1990s when everybody was feeling like a true Namibian before partisan politics and exclusionist policies came onto the scene.
A person favoring the exclusion of someone from a place, group, or privilege.
- It was upon these grounds, at least on the religious ideological level, that the exclusionists, led by Nehemiah and Ezra, based their attack on mixed marriages.
- He inherited his barony at the age of 19 and was an ardent exclusionist, voting Lord Stafford guilty in 1680.
- The exclusionist in religion does not see that he shuts the door of heaven on himself in striving to shut out others.
Words that rhyme with exclusionistdiffusionist, fusionist, illusionist
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