[ ik-skloo-siv-lee, -ziv- ]
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  1. solely; only; in a manner limited to what is designated:Upper-level foreign language courses are taught exclusively in the foreign language to help students develop higher levels of competency.

  2. in a way that leaves out or shuts out all others:Here to talk with us exclusively in the studio this morning is the director whose film won four Oscars this year.

  1. in a way that allows only wealthy or upper-class people to purchase or participate:Though exclusively priced—it’s not cheap—the resort offers many activities and doesn’t disappoint.

  2. in a way that omits a certain thing from consideration or calculation:The number of days allowed for filing the report shall be reckoned exclusively of the day the event occurred.

Origin of exclusively


Other words from exclusively

  • pre·ex·clu·sive·ly, adverb
  • sem·i-ex·clu·sive·ly, adverb
  • ul·tra·ex·clu·sive·ly, adverb
  • un·ex·clu·sive·ly, adverb

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