Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Exclusive (Page: 521)

Ex*clu"sive (?) a. [Cf. F. exclusif.]

1. Having the power of preventing entrance; debarring from participation or enjoyment; possessed and enjoyed to the exclusion of others; as, exclusive bars; exclusive privilege; exclusive circles of society.

2. Not taking into the account; excluding from consideration; -- opposed to inclusive; as, five thousand troops, exclusive of artillery.


Exclusive (Page: 521)

Ex*clu"sive, n. One of a coterie who exclude others; one who from real of affected fastidiousness limits his acquaintance to a select few.