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  • adj. Acting to exclude something

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Tending to exclude; causing exclusion; exclusive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Tending to exclude or debar.


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exclusion +‎ -ary


  • I saw black people who made up about half that society in my home town go from being referred to in racially insulting terms to "colored folk" and boys and girls and happy folk who loved to sing and dance and I will tell you that the most harmless seeming term used as exclusionary is poison to the human spirit.

    GRINGOS AND GRINGAS....what's in an appelation?

  • A Supreme Court ruling this month, however, suggests that a simpler, though controversial, solution may be to weaken a longstanding part of U.S. law, known as the exclusionary rule.

    Legal System Struggles With How to React When Police Officers Lie

  • This ruling in Mapp, called the exclusionary rule, was absolutely necessary at the time -- and afterwards, too, because police misconduct did not wholly stop, so a rule making it self defeating continued to be essential.

    A Practical, Defensible One-Off Solution To The Problem Of True Terrorists At Gitmo.

  • The relevant kind of practical reason has been variously called exclusionary, peremptory or pre-emptive, and content-independent.

    Natural Law Theories

  • That's way it's called the exclusionary rule, and it's supposed to, therefore, be some kind of way to enforce these rights and hope that the police will act according to the Fourth Amendment or else they're going to lose their case.

    In Our Defense: The Bill of Rights in Action

  • The Supreme Court in some past cases has applied the so - called exclusionary rule to illegally obtained evidence, barring its use at trial.

    The Head On Radio Network - Site Wide Activity

  • In a five-to-four ruling, the court voted to impose new limits on the so-called exclusionary rule, which dismisses evidence obtained from unreasonable searches or seizure.

    Democracy Now!

  • The justices split 5-4 along ideological lines to apply new limits to the court's so-called exclusionary rule, which generally requires evidence to be suppressed if it results from a violation of a suspect's Fourth Amendment right to be free from unreasonable searches or seizure.

    Tammy Bruce

  • Under the so-called exclusionary rule, established by the court in federal cases in

    Signs of the Times

  • Years ago the Supreme Court decided there must be some consequence of violating the Fourth Amendment, and developed what has come to be called the exclusionary rule; if the search or arrest is not proper, any evidence seized as a result cannot be used in court.

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