Translation of exclude in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ɪkˈskluːd/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (leave out) excluir* if you exclude the spelling mistakes, it's a good piece of work exceptuando las faltas de ortografía, es un buen trabajo we can exclude the possibility of an invasion podemos descartar la posibilidad de una invasión I felt excluded me pareció que me dejaban or (Spain/España) me daban de lado to exclude sth/sb from sth excluir* algo/a algn de algo we excluded her from the team la excluimos del equipo
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    • If affordable housing is to be made available in this community, no options should be excluded without careful consideration.
    • On the flip side, an auditor is punished, in a sense, for being diligent by excluding himself from consideration for certain good jobs.
    • Once those 15 were excluded, only two possibilities were left in parliament.
    1.2 (debar)to exclude sb from sth women were excluded from membership a las mujeres no se las admitía como socias I was excluded from participating in the election no se me permitió participar en la elección 1.3 [sunlight/air] no dejar entrar
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    • You are excluded from the United Kingdom at the personal direction of the Secretary of State.
    • Frankly, we find it hard to accept that either of the reasons put forward by your clients amounts to the real reason why Mr Wilson was excluded from the Folkestone Police Station.
    • As already mentioned, he was excluded from Whitton High School by letter from the Head Teacher.
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    • They migrate throughout the enclosed space, forming an invisible barrier on metal surfaces which excludes the moisture and oxygen which are responsible for corrosion.
    • It is important to note that normal resting oxygenation does not exclude exertional or nocturnal oxygen desaturation.
    • ‘It excludes oxygen, so the propellant is breathed in instead,’ he said.
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    • We cannot exclude further occurrences of outbreaks in poultry and other birds in other areas of the European Union.
    • That clause excludes liability for loss and nuisance caused by environmental pollution except when it arises from a sudden event which is unintentional and unforeseen.
    • Active tuberculosis must be excluded before beginning preventive therapy.

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