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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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Second, online newspapers are non-excludable as they are free for Internet users.
There is a separation between the success of alliances concerning non-excludable shared advantages (Nica and Potcovaru, 2015a, b) and companies' concern in striving for private benefits from taking part in such alliances.
They claim the peaceful law and order that policing provides is non-excludable, that people who do not pay still get to use the product.
Sharing services placed the world's library of music online for free (with illegality as a deterrent) in a manner that is non-rivalled and non-excludable, no one could stop me from illegally downloading Sam Smith's latest album once it was shared and my consumption of the album does not affect the consumption of the same album by anyone else who had decided they wanted to listen to Sam's soulful tones.
Think of open data as a public good that's both non-rival and non-excludable, such as public radio.
one that is both non-excludable (universal access) and non-rival in consumption (will not deplete the efficacy of the drug).
It might be argued that the reason why protection services such as street patrols are seen as non-excludable in the first place is because they operate in non-excludable areas.
Good health is nonrival and non-excludable, and has strong positive externalities or spillover effects.
Cash transfers play some role in refugee policy, as refugee protection creates non-excludable benefits for states and non-rival benefits.
A public good is one that the market would supply at a suboptimal level because the good is non-excludable, meaning that many consumers can "free-ride" on other consumers who do pay for the good.
Second, many of the benefits of group-oriented action are, by nature, non-excludable and indivisible.
non-rivalrous and non-excludable, and they suffer from market failures