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ex·clu·sive / ikˈskloōsiv/ • adj. 1. excluding or not admitting other things: my exclusive focus is on San Antonio issues. ∎  unable to exist or be true if something else exists or is true: these approaches are not exclusive; many students will combine them. ∎  (of terms) excluding all but what is specified. 2. restricted or limited to the person, group, or area concerned: the couple had exclusive possession of the condo. ∎  (of an item or story) not published or broadcast elsewhere: an exclusive interview. ∎  (of a commodity) not obtainable elsewhere: exclusive designer jewelry. 3. catering or available to only a few, select persons; high class and expensive: an exclusive Georgetown neighborhood. 4. (exclusive of) not including; excepting: prices are exclusive of tax and delivery. • n. an item or story published or broadcast by only one source. DERIVATIVES: ex·clu·sive·ness n. ex·clu·siv·i·ty / ˌekskloōˈsivitē/ n.

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EXCLUSIVE

Pertaining to the subject alone, not including, admitting, or pertaining to any others. Sole. Shutting out; debarring from interference or participation; vested in one person alone. Apart from all others, without the admission of others to participation.

For example, if a court has been granted exclusive jurisdiction over cases relating to a particular subject matter, no other court is able to entertain cases concerning that particular subject.

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