exclusive

Definitions:

  • Excluding or tending to exclude.
  • Not allowing something else; incompatible.
  • Not divided or shared with others.
  • Not accompanied by others; single or sole.
  • Complete; undivided.
  • Not including the specified extremes or limits, but only the area between them.
  • Excluding some or most, as from membership or participation.
  • Catering to a wealthy clientele; expensive.
  • Relating to or being a first person plural pronoun that excludes the addressee, such as<em> we</em> in the sentence<em> Pat and I are in town, so we can meet you for lunch.</em>
  • A news item initially released to only one publication or broadcaster.
  • An exclusive right or privilege, as to market a product.
  • Causing or intended for exclusion; having the effect of excluding from admission or share; not inclusive or comprehensive: as, <em>exclusive</em> regulations; to make <em>exclusive</em> provision for one's self or one's friends.
  • Appertaining to the subject alone; not including, admitting, or pertaining to any other or others; undivided; sole: as, an <em>exclusive</em> right or privilege; <em>exclusive</em> jurisdiction.
  • Existing or considered to the exclusion of something else; not admitting or reckoning the part or parts (one or both extremes of some series) mentioned: usually followed by <em>of</em>, or used absolutely, as if adverbial: as, you owe me so much, <em>exclusive of</em> interest; from 10 to 21 <em>exclusive.</em>
  • Prone to exclude; tending to reject; specifically, disposed to exclude other persons from, or chary in admitting them to, society or fellowship; fastidious as to the social rank of associates: as, an <em>exclusive</em> clique.
  • That which excludes or rejects.
  • One belonging to a coterie of persons who exclude others from their society or fellowship; one who limits his acquaintance to a select few.
  • Having the power of preventing entrance; debarring from participation or enjoyment; possessed and enjoyed to the exclusion of others
  • Not taking into the account; excluding from consideration; -- opposed to <contr>inclusive</contr>.
  • One of a coterie who exclude others; one who from real of affected fastidiousness limits his acquaintance to a select few.
  • Excluding items or members that do not meet certain conditions.
  • Referring to a membership organisation, service or product: of high quality and/or reknown, for superior members only. A snobbish usage, suggesting that members who do not meet requirements, which may be financial, of celebrity, religion, skin colour etc., are excluded.
  • <xref>exclusionary</xref>
  • whole, <xref>undivided</xref>, entire
  • Information (or an artefact) that is granted or obtained exclusively.
  • not divided among or brought to bear on more than one object or objective
  • a news report that is reported first by one news organization
  • not divided or shared with others
  • excluding much or all; especially all but a particular group or minority
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