Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of social exclusion in English:
Exclusion from the prevailing social system and its rights and privileges, typically as a result of poverty or the fact of belonging to a minority social group: local authorities must work with government to tackle social exclusion
More example sentences
- They say that more people in work should improve the overall regeneration of areas and tackle poverty, social exclusion and community cohesion.
- Plans to tackle poverty and social exclusion in Basildon are being drawn up by the council.
- Poverty and social exclusion have a negative impact on health.
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