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Definitions for exclusive
ɪkˈsklu sɪv, -zɪvex·clu·sive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exclusive, scoop(adj)

    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)(adj)

    not divided or shared with others

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

  3. exclusive(adj)

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

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

  4. single(a), undivided, exclusive(adj)

    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. exclusive(Noun)

    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. exclusive(Adjective)

    Excluding items or members that do not meet certain conditions.

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

  3. exclusive(Adjective)

    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. exclusive(Adjective)

    exclusionary

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

  5. exclusive(Adjective)

    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. Exclusive(adj)

    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. Exclusive(adj)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. exclusif.]

  3. Exclusive(noun)

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

  2. Adjectives Frequency

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

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How to say exclusive in sign language?

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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. Dietrich Bonhoeffer:

    To endure the cross is not tragedy it is the suffering which is the fruit of an exclusive allegiance to Jesus Christ.

  2. Rick Brennan:

    I call it the ‘ Lebanonization of Iraq, ’ where you could end up with a central government, but one that is unable to assert itself by the exclusive monopoly of the use of force.

  3. Sir William Schwenck Gilbert:

    I am, in point of fact, a particularly haughty and exclusive person, of pre-Adamite ancestral descent. You will understand this when I tell you that I can trace my ancestry back to a protoplasmal primordial atomic globule.

  4. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi:

    No culture can live, if it attempts to be exclusive.

  5. Altan Redes:

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

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