to the exclusion of something

to the exclusion of something
to the exclusion of something phrase
when you do something to the exclusion of other things, you only do that one thing and not the other things

He said the party focused too often on the national economy to the exclusion of all else.

Thesaurus: to not include something or someonesynonym
Main entry: exclusion

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • to the exclusion of something — when you do something to the exclusion of other things, you only do that one thing and not the other things He said the party focused too often on the national economy to the exclusion of all else …   English dictionary

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  • to the exclusion of — So as to exclude • • • Main Entry: ↑exclude * * * so as to exclude something specified don t revise a few topics to the exclusion of all others …   Useful english dictionary

  • exclusion — noun (U) 1 a situation in which someone or something is not allowed to take part in an activity, be a member of an organization etc: China s exclusion from the United Nations 2 to the exclusion of if you do something to the exclusion of something …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • exclusion — ex|clu|sion [ ık skluʒn ] noun * 1. ) uncount a situation in which someone is deliberately prevented from entering a place or being part of an activity: exclusion of: Washington is annoyed at the exclusion of U.S. troops from the area. exclusion… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • exclusion — [[t]ɪksklu͟ːʒ(ə)n[/t]] exclusions 1) N VAR: oft N of n The exclusion of something is the act of deliberately not using, allowing, or considering it. It calls for the exclusion of all commercial lending institutions from the college loan program …   English dictionary

  • exclusion */ — UK [ɪkˈskluːʒ(ə)n] / US [ɪkˈskluʒ(ə)n] noun Word forms exclusion : singular exclusion plural exclusions 1) [uncountable] a situation in which someone is deliberately prevented from being involved in an activity or from entering a place exclusion… …   English dictionary

  • The Seal of Confession —     The Law of the Seal of Confession     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Law of the Seal of Confession     In the Decretum of the Gratian who compiled the edicts of previous councils and the principles of Church law which he published about 1151,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • exclusion — ex‧clu‧sion [ɪkˈskluːʒn] noun [countable] 1. INSURANCE a particular event or risk that is mentioned in an insurance policy as something that the policy does not cover; = EXCEPTION: • Common exclusions in medical insurance policies are pregnancy …   Financial and business terms

  • exclusion — ex·clu·sion /ik sklü zhən/ n 1: the act of excluding or state of being excluded; specif: refusal of entry into the U.S. by immigration officials review of deportation and exclusion orders compare deportation 2: something that excludes or is… …   Law dictionary

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