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tr.v. ex·clud·ed, ex·clud·ing, ex·cludes
1. To prevent from entering; keep out; bar: a jar sealed to exclude outside air; an immigration policy that excludes undesirables.
2. To prevent from being included, considered, or accepted; reject: The court excluded the improperly obtained evidence.
3. To put out; expel.

[Middle English excluden, from Latin exclūdere : ex-, ex- + claudere, to shut.]

ex·clud′a·bil′i·ty n.
ex·clud′a·ble, ex·clud′i·ble adj. & n.
ex·clud′er n.


the quality of being able to be excluded
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The study shows that the average cost of almost all types of cases for clients is higher than the average income of a Pakistani citizen, showing the excludability of judicial structure of Pakistan.
For example, Frakt, Pizer, and Feldman (2012) states, "Though these are typically discussed as tests of excludability, they are, in fact, joint tests of excludability and homogeneity of treatment effects (personal communication).
As shown in Figure 1, the commons is distinguishable from three other types of goods: private goods, which combine excludability and subtractability; public goods, which combine non-excludability and (relative) non-subtractability; and club goods (or toll goods), which combine excludability and non-subtractability.
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In a nutshell, excludability and the requirement of public access prove that the protection of data created by IoT-devices is somewhat different than the other IP rights.
40, supporting their excludability from the level equations.
As Peacock outlines, excludability is usually likely to be technically possible while the costs of exclusion are the crucial factor, which makes it uneconomical for the producer to provide the service, with the consequence that the market fails.
If, therefore, a good does not display both excludability (nonexcludability) and rivalry (nonrivalry) in their pure forms, the good is called impurely public.
concludes: "[L]egal excludability due to patents does not appear in
These examples may seem weird or naive after all these years of technological innovation, but van Zandt is right in pointing out that the problem of excludability is a contingent one.
Where Excludability Matters, supra note 354, at 1189-90 (noting that the survey results reveal that academic scientists do not check for patents before commencing research).