Definition of noninclusive in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌnäninˈklo͞osiv/

Entry from US English dictionary


1Not including all possible elements; not exhaustive: a noninclusive list
1.1Excluding some parties, interests, or concerns: the book is further hampered by noninclusive language
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  • The book is further hampered by noninclusive language, a bane of numerous books published in England even today.
  • Guilt about being noninclusive is joined to the galling realization that there are not a lot of people interested in being included in the group.
  • The leadership suffers from a deep sense of guilt about being noninclusive in a wondrously inclusive culture.

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Syllabification: non·in·clu·sive

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