What does Exclusive mean?

Definitions for Exclusive
ɪkˈsklu sɪv, -zɪvExclu·sive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exclusive, scoopadjective

    a news report that is reported first by one news organization

    "he got a scoop on the bribery of city officials"

  2. exclusive, sole(a)adjective

    not divided or shared with others

    "they have exclusive use of the machine"; "sole rights of publication"

  3. exclusiveadjective

    excluding much or all; especially all but a particular group or minority

    "exclusive clubs"; "an exclusive restaurants and shops"

  4. single(a), undivided, exclusiveadjective

    not divided among or brought to bear on more than one object or objective

    "judging a contest with a single eye"; "a single devotion to duty"; "undivided affection"; "gained their exclusive attention"

Wiktionary

  1. exclusivenoun

    Information (or an artefact) that is granted or obtained exclusively.

    The editor agreed to keep a lid on a potentially distastrous political scoop in exchange for an exclusive of a happier nature

    Etymology: From exclusivus, from excludere, from ex- + variant form of verb claudere.

  2. exclusiveadjective

    Excluding items or members that do not meet certain conditions.

    Etymology: From exclusivus, from excludere, from ex- + variant form of verb claudere.

  3. exclusiveadjective

    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.

    Exclusive clubs tend to serve exclusive brands of food and drinks, in the same exorbitant price range, such as the 'finest' French chu00E2teaux.

    Etymology: From exclusivus, from excludere, from ex- + variant form of verb claudere.

  4. exclusiveadjective

    exclusionary

    Etymology: From exclusivus, from excludere, from ex- + variant form of verb claudere.

  5. exclusiveadjective

    whole, undivided, entire

    The teacher's pet commands the teacher's exclusive attention.

    Etymology: From exclusivus, from excludere, from ex- + variant form of verb claudere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exclusiveadjective

    having the power of preventing entrance; debarring from participation or enjoyment; possessed and enjoyed to the exclusion of others; as, exclusive bars; exclusive privilege; exclusive circles of society

    Etymology: [Cf. F. exclusif.]

  2. Exclusiveadjective

    not taking into the account; excluding from consideration; -- opposed to inclusive; as, five thousand troops, exclusive of artillery

    Etymology: [Cf. F. exclusif.]

  3. Exclusivenoun

    one of a coterie who exclude others; one who from real of affected fastidiousness limits his acquaintance to a select few

    Etymology: [Cf. F. exclusif.]

Freebase

  1. Exclusive

    Exclusive is the second studio album by American recording artist Chris Brown. The album was originally scheduled to be released August 28, 2007, but was pushed back to October 30, 2007, then pushed back even further to its final release date of November 6, 2007. The album was both critically and commercially successful, reaching number four on the US Billboard 200 chart on its debut. It sold 295,000 units within a week of release. The album yielded three Billboard Hot 100 top five singles, and was successful in music markets, entering the top twenty of many charts worldwide. Exclusive was re-released on June 3, 2008 as an expanded double-disc deluxe edition; a DVD counterpart was also released, featuring behind the scenes footage and music videos from his tour. The album has earned double platinum certification in the United States from the Recording Industry Association of America; worldwide sales stand at three million copies sold. The album ranked number thirty-four on Rolling Stone's list of the Top 50 Albums of 2007.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Exclusive' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4260

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    Rank popularity for the word 'Exclusive' in Adjectives Frequency: #582

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Exclusive in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Exclusive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Exclusive in a Sentence

  1. Carlos Pena:

    My favorite perks would be the fact that they can reserve a pair of sneakers for you, also exclusive wear where you can only get it if you're a member and birthday discounts.

  2. Altan Redes:

    The balance of the allocation of infrastructure between the technological providers is optimal, avoiding an exclusive dependence on either one.

  3. Jo Anne Van Tilburg:

    The near exclusive use of one quarry to produce these seventeen tools supports a view of craft specialization based on information exchange, but we can't know at this stage if the interaction was collaborative, it may also have been coercive in some way. Human behavior is complex. This study encourages further mapping and stone sourcing, and our excavations continue to shed new light on moai carving.

  4. Chief Financial Officer Jeff Buchanan:

    We plan our business outlook and set our growth parameters based on our strategic direction, exclusive of any political or election-cycle influences that reside outside of our control.

  5. Donald Trump:

    But now, my sole and exclusive mission is to go to work for our country -- to go to work for you. It's time to deliver a victory for the American people.

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