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ex·clu·sive

 (ĭk-sklo͞o′sĭv)
adj.
1. Excluding or tending to exclude: exclusive barriers.
2. Not allowing something else; incompatible: mutually exclusive conditions.
3. Not divided or shared with others: exclusive publishing rights.
4. Not accompanied by others; single or sole: your exclusive function.
5. Complete; undivided: gained their exclusive attention.
6. Not including the specified extremes or limits, but only the area between them: 10-14, exclusive; that is, 11, 12, and 13.
7. Excluding some or most, as from membership or participation: an exclusive club.
8. Catering to a wealthy clientele; expensive: exclusive shops.
9. Linguistics Relating to or being a first person plural pronoun that excludes the addressee, such as we in the sentence Pat and I are in town, so we can meet you for lunch.
n.
1. A news item initially released to only one publication or broadcaster.
2. An exclusive right or privilege, as to market a product.

ex·clu′sive·ly adv.
ex·clu′sive·ness, ex′clu·siv′i·ty (ĕk′sklo͞o-sĭv′ĭ-tē) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.exclusively - without any others being included or involvedexclusively - 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"

exclusively

adverb solely, totally, fully, entirely, wholly, uniquely This is still an exclusively male domain.

exclusively

adverb
To the exclusion of anyone or anything else:
Translations
بالأقْتِصار على، على وَجْه الخُصوصعَلَى وَجْه الـحَصْر
výlučně
eksklusivtmondæntudelukkende
yksinomaan
isključivo
kizárólagosan
aîeins, eingöngu
もっぱら
독점적으로
uteslutande
โดยเฉพาะ
dành riêng

exclusively

[ɪksˈkluːsɪvlɪ] ADVexclusivamente
this is not exclusively the fault of the governmentesto no es culpa del gobierno exclusivamente
available exclusively fromde venta exclusiva en ...

exclusively

[ɪkˈskluːsɪvli] adv [male, female] → exclusivement
almost exclusively → presque exclusivementexclusive rights nplexclusivité f

exclusively

advausschließlich; (Press) → exklusiv; details were exclusively revealed by HelloEinzelheiten wurden exklusiv in Hello enthüllt; an (almost) exclusively white populationeine (fast) ausschließlich weiße Bevölkerung; to be available exclusively (from/to)ausschließlich or exklusiv (bei/für) erhältlich sein

exclusively

[ɪksˈkluːsɪvlɪ] advesclusivamente

exclusive

(ikˈskluːsiv) adjective
1. tending to exclude.
2. (of a group etc) not easily or readily mixing with others or allowing others in. a very exclusive club.
3. given to only one individual or group etc. The story is exclusive to this newspaper.
4. fashionable and expensive. exclusive shops/restaurants.
exˈclusively adverb
exˈclusiveness noun
exclusive of
excluding. That is the price of the meal exclusive of service charge.

exclusively

عَلَى وَجْه الـحَصْر výlučně udelukkende ausschließlich αποκλειστικά exclusivamente yksinomaan exclusivement isključivo esclusivamente もっぱら 독점적으로 exclusief utelukkende wyłącznie exclusivamente исключительно uteslutande โดยเฉพาะ yalnızca dành riêng 专有地
References in classic literature ?
Near its southern termination, it received the contributions of another lake, whose waters were so limpid as to have been exclusively selected by the Jesuit missionaries to perform the typical purification of baptism, and to obtain for it the title of lake "du Saint Sacrement.
The same perplexity will invariably haunt us with regard to natures that tend to feed exclusively upon the Beautiful, let their earthly fate be as lenient as it may.
Some authors, indeed, do far more than this, and indulge themselves in such confidential depths of revelation as could fittingly be addressed only and exclusively to the one heart and mind of perfect sympathy; as if the printed book, thrown at large on the wide world, were certain to find out the divided segment of the writer's own nature, and complete his circle of existence by bringing him into communion with it.
If the injustice has a spring, or a pulley, or a rope, or a crank, exclusively for itself, then perhaps you may consider whether the remedy will not be worse than the evil; but if it is of such a nature that it requires you to be the agent of injustice to another, then I say, break the law.
To enjoy a thing exclusively is commonly to exclude yourself from the true enjoyment of it.
Emma had not to listen to such paradings againto any so exclusively addressed to herselfso disgustingly decorated with a "dear Miss Woodhouse.
She sat in silence almost all the way, wrapt in her own meditations, and scarcely ever voluntarily speaking, except when any object of picturesque beauty within their view drew from her an exclamation of delight exclusively addressed to her sister.
Vanstone concluded that first part of her letter which referred exclusively to Captain Wragge.
In the trouble of this state of mind - not exclusively my own, I hope, but known to others - I went down to Norwood that night; and finding from one of the servants, when I made my inquiries at the door, that Miss Mills was there, got my aunt to direct a letter to her, which I wrote.
The Squire's life was quite as idle as his sons', but it was a fiction kept up by himself and his contemporaries in Raveloe that youth was exclusively the period of folly, and that their aged wisdom was constantly in a state of endurance mitigated by sarcasm.
and clean forgetting to be shy, or polite to my companion, I hastened across to her, to be greeted instantly in a manner so exclusively intimate that the little crowd about her presently spread itself among the other crowds, and we were left to talk alone.
It was, however, obvious, that this kind of interest must in the end occasion a degree of sameness and repetition, if exclusively resorted to, and that the reader was likely at length to adopt the language of Edwin, in Parnell's Tale: