Origin of exclusive
Examples from the Web for exclusive
In the wee hours of Christmas morning, a flight deal was shared in an exclusive Facebook group for urban travelers.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The future Mr. Vergara—and star of ‘True Blood’ and ‘Magic Mike’ shares some life advice in an exclusive video.
Check out a clip from this exclusive interview with SCAD President and Founder Paula Wallace at the 2014 Savannah Film Festival.
One winter night, Posho Wembore sneaked into the exclusive whites-only club of the Hotel Pourquoi Pas?‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He told The Daily Beast in an exclusive interview that there was plenty of middle ground for Catholics and scientists.
Mr. R. M. Watts was the architect, and the cost of erecting and equipping the building, exclusive of books, was 3234.The City of Auckland|John Barr
Exclusive of postage and pleasures, this is all one is called upon to spend in Florence.Pencillings by the Way|N. Parker Willis
Love, in the exclusive form, has jealousy for its complement; and jealousy brings on strife and division.History of American Socialisms|John Humphrey Noyes
It was doubtful whether he loved Amy, in the true sense of exclusive desire.New Grub Street|George Gissing
These stages are not exclusive, nor do they coincide with the first three Forms in the schools.Ontario Teachers' Manuals: History|Ontario Ministry of Education
British Dictionary definitions for exclusive
Word Origin and History for exclusive
mid-15c., "so as to exclude," from Medieval Latin exclusivus, from exclus-, past participle stem of excludere (see exclude).
Of monopolies, rights, franchises, etc., from 1760s; of social circles, clubs, etc., "unwilling to admit outsiders," from 1822. Related: Exclusively; exclusiveness.