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One that advocates the exclusion of another or others, as from having or exercising a right or privilege.

ex·clu′sion·ism n.
ex·clu′sion·ist, ex·clu′sion·is′tic adj.


(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) chiefly US denoting or relating to a policy of excluding various types of immigrants, imports, etc
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a supporter of a policy of exclusion
exˈclusionˌism n
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Hence, the perceptions are inclusionistic as well as exclusionistic and thus, depend upon the distinctions between "us" and "them.
Since bilateral or regional FTAs tend to be exclusionistic, the more FTAs are signed around the world, the more Japan will be excluded by countries and regions that sign onto them.
The exclusionistic settlement of the nationality of Koreans, however, did not meet strong resistance form Koreans themselves.
The exclusionistic aspect leaves no room for social, psychological, or behavioral dimensions of illness.