Origin of exclusive
Examples from the Web for exclusivity
The exclusivity of parts of Egypt is a bit ironic, as history has had perhaps no more popular travel destination.
As with many places in Washington, the allure of the gym is not its luxury (or lack thereof), but its exclusivity.
When caught on camera, he told the other news reporters trying to interview his prized catch: “We have exclusivity!”
Caddyshack, the one I directed, for me was about the exclusivity of country clubs and social-class conflict.
Before the fact, everyone was happy to be in on a good thing—especially a good thing with an air of exclusivity.
British Dictionary definitions for exclusivity
Word Origin and History for exclusivity (1 of 2)
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.