How to exclude category from loop in wordpress

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'parent' => '',
'orderby' => 'name',
'order' => 'ASC',
'hide_empty' => 0,
'hierarchical' => 1,
'include' => '9,10,224,11,28,474,31,227,32,475',
'exclude' => '9,10,224,11,28,474,31,227,32,475', 
'number' => '', 
'taxonomy' => 'category', 
'pad_counts' => false ); 
$cat = get_categories( $cat ); 
$i=0; foreach ($cat as $categories) 
{ 
$i++; if($i<5)$cat_id="cat-id"; else $cat_id=''; if($i % 2 == 1) { echo" ";}?>