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Pertaining to the subject alone, not including, admitting, or pertaining to any others. Sole. Shutting out; debarring from interference or participation; vested in one person alone. Apart from all others, without the admission of others to participation.

For example, if a court has been granted exclusive jurisdiction over cases relating to a particular subject matter, no other court is able to entertain cases concerning that particular subject.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

EXCLUSIVE, rights. Debarring one from participating in a thing. An exclusive right or privilege, is one granted to a person to do a thing, and forbidding all others to do the same. A patent right or copyright, are of this kind.

EXCLUSIVE, computation of time. Shut out; not included. As when an act is to be done within a certain time, as ten days from a particular time, one day is to be included and the other excluded. Vide Hob. 139; Cowp. 714; Lofft, 276; Dougl. 463; 2 Mod. 280; Sav. 124; 3 ]Penna. Rep. 200; 1 Serg. & Rawle, 43; 3 B. & A. 581; Com. Dig. Temps, A; 3 East, 407; Com. Dig. Estates, G 8; 2 Chit. Pr. 69, 147.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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For example, figures from Rhondda Cynon Taf show that not a single child was permanently excluded from school in 2006-07.
It also held that the anti-concurrent cause provisions in the insurance contracts were ambiguous and unenforceable in the hurricane-related loss context to the extent that such language, "purport[s] to exclude from coverage losses that would otherwise be covered, such as wind damage, when that covered loss happens to accompany water damage (an excluded loss)." Finally, Judge Senter made it clear that if plaintiffs prove loss by wind or wind-driven rain, they can recover "regardless of whether a later inflow of water caused additional damage that would be excluded from coverage."
Motorboats, construction equipment, airplanes, and farming equipment are specifically excluded from this category.
The fourth theological mode is the turn to others, the excluded peoples over the world.
They had struggles of their own: being transplanted into a new culture, cut off from close family ties, and having to cope with racial discrimination which excluded them from the mainstream of British society.
The average time excluded children remain without any education placement is up to 18 weeks.
Excluded dates: bank holidays & special events.
Earned income a person with a disability spends to meet expenses incurred to earn that income may be excluded from "countable" income under some circumstances.
In 1976 Pope Paul VI assigned the Pontifical Biblical Commission to investigate the scriptural evidence regarding women's ordination, and the commission's member scholars voted 17-0 that the "New Testament does not settle the question [of women's ordination] in a clear way, once and for all; [and] 12-5 that neither Scripture nor Christ's plan alone excluded the possibility." It would seem there are serious doubts about what the scriptural witness proves, even to biblical scholars.
E filed a voluntary petition under Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code and chimed that pension/annuity should be excluded from the bankruptcy estate under Section 541 (c)(2).
The securities suit and the criminal action were found to be partly covered and partly excluded because the allegations in these two suits did not "solely and entirely" fall within the "personal profit exclusion" (the court found that the insurer must defend the whole ERISA action).