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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to leave out)
a. to exclude
La legislación anterior excluía a las mujeres del sufragio.The previous legislation excluded women from suffrage.
2. (to reject)
a. to rule out
Esa hipótesis del crimen suena disparatada, pero yo no excluiría ninguna opción.That hypothesis of the crime sounds absurd, but I wouldn't rule out any options.
b. to exclude
Los investigadores excluyeron la posibilidad de un suicidio.The detectives excluded the possibility of a suicide.
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
3. (to be mutually exclusive)
a. to be incompatible
El arquitecto probó que diseño y practicidad no se excluyen.The architect proved that design and practicality are not incompatible.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (dejar fuera)
a. to exclude
2. (hipótesis, opción)
a. to rule out
3. (hacer imposible)
a. to preclude
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transitive verb
1 (de grupo, herencia) to exclude;de from
lo han excluido del equipo he's been dropped from o excluded from o left out of the team
2 (eliminar) [+solución] to reject; [+posibilidad] to rule out
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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