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Princeton's WordNet

  1. entirely, exclusively, solely, alone, onlyadverb

    without any others being included or involved

    "was entirely to blame"; "a school devoted entirely to the needs of problem children"; "he works for Mr. Smith exclusively"; "did it solely for money"; "the burden of proof rests on the prosecution alone"; "a privilege granted only to him"


  1. exclusivelyadverb

    to the exclusion of anything or anyone else; solely or entirely

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Exclusivelyadverb

    Etymology: from exclusive.

    It is not so easy to discern, among the many differing substances that may be obtained from the same portion of matter, which ought to be esteemed, exclusively to all the rest, its inexistent elementary ingredients; much less what primogeneal and simple bodies, convened together, compose it. Boyle.

    Ulysses addresses himself to the queen chiefly or primarily, but not exclusively of the king. Notes to Pope’s Odyssey.

    The first part lasts from the date of the citation to the joining of issue, exclusively: the second continues to a conclusion in the cause, inclusively. John Ayliffe, Parergon.


  1. exclusively

    Exclusively is an adverb that means solely or only. It denotes that something is limited to specific people, conditions or actions, without including others. If something is exclusively available, it means it is restricted to a specific person or group.

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'exclusively' in Adverbs Frequency: #322

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exclusively in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exclusively in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of exclusively in a Sentence

  1. Jeffrey Gundlach:

    Nominal GDP growth over the past five years would have been negative if U.S. public debt had not increased, one thing everybody seems to miss when they look at these GDP numbers ... they seem to not understand that the growth in the GDP it looks pretty good on the screen is really based exclusively on debt - government debt, also corporate debt and even now some growth in mortgage debt.

  2. Edward Friedman:

    Were these bonds offered exclusively in Argentina?' And what the evidence shows is overwhelmingly they were not.

  3. Steve Norman:

    ... I think it's time to focus exclusively on this rough ride issue to evoke change here, to change the longstanding custom of handing out street justice.

  4. The SLF official:

    There may be races where we talk almost exclusively about one or the other( inflation or crime and immigration) or we talk about both.

  5. Ben Galloway:

    The allegedly false statements relate exclusively to a brief trip overseas two years ago.

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    • A. sought
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