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1. Being an exception; uncommon: This town is exceptional for the region in having a high tax rate.
2. Well above average; extraordinary: an exceptional memory.
3. Deviating widely from a norm, as of physical or mental ability: special educational provisions for exceptional children.

ex·cep′tion·al′i·ty, ex·cep′tion·al·ness n.
ex·cep′tion·al·ly (-shə-năl′ĭ-tē) adv.


(ɪkˌsɛpʃənˈælɪtɪ) or


the quality of being exceptional
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Should a case for funding be unsuccessful, it can be reassessed if further evidence of clinical exceptionality becomes available.
The review will concentrate on the number of panels, the clinical exceptionality criteria, and take account of the patient's perspective.
That's why it is important that we improve the system, with a view to scrapping exceptionality and establishing national panels so that decisions are made on a fairer basis.
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