Associations to the word «Exclusive»


EXCLUSIVE, adjective. (literally) Excluding items or members that do not meet certain conditions.
EXCLUSIVE, adjective. (figuratively) 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, adjective. Exclusionary
EXCLUSIVE, adjective. Whole, undivided, entire
EXCLUSIVE, noun. Information (or an artefact) that is granted or obtained exclusively.
EXCLUSIVE, noun. (grammar) A word or phrase that restricts something, such as only, solely, or simply.
EXCLUSIVE DISJUNCTION, noun. (logic) A disjunction which is true if only one, but not both, of its disjuncts is true.
EXCLUSIVE OR, noun. (logic) (computing) Exclusive disjunction: the use of or to indicate that of two predicates, one is true and one is false (without specifying which is which); contrasted with inclusive or, which does not imply that one must be false.
EXCLUSIVE OR, noun. (logic) (computing) (more generally) Exclusive disjunction: the use of or to indicate that of two or more predicates, an odd number are true (without specifying which or how many); contrasted with inclusive or, which indicates only that one or more is true.
EXCLUSIVE OR, noun. (logic) (computing) An exclusive disjunction; the result of applying the above-described exclusive or to two or more predicates; contrasted with an inclusive or, which is the result of applying an inclusive or.
EXCLUSIVE ORS, noun. Plural of exclusive or
EXCLUSIVE RIGHT, noun. (legal) The power, granted by the government to persons, to allow or disallow others from taking certain actions (through legal force)
EXCLUSIVE RIGHTS, noun. Plural of exclusive right

Dictionary definition

EXCLUSIVE, noun. A news report that is reported first by one news organization; "he got a scoop on the bribery of city officials".
EXCLUSIVE, adjective. Not divided or shared with others; "they have exclusive use of the machine"; "sole rights of publication".
EXCLUSIVE, adjective. Excluding much or all; especially all but a particular group or minority; "exclusive clubs"; "an exclusive restaurants and shops".
EXCLUSIVE, adjective. 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".

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