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Definition 1: a news report that is reported first by one news organization - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where exclusive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he got a scoop on the bribery of city officials

Synonyms for exclusive in the sense of this definition

(exclusive is a kind of ...) a short account of the news

"the report of his speech" "the story was on the 11 o'clock news" "the account of his speech that was given on the evening news made the governor furious"

Definition 2: excluding much or all; especially all but a particular group or minority - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where exclusive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • exclusive clubs
  • an exclusive restaurants and shops

(exclusive is similar to ...) exclusive of anyone or anything else

"she alone believed him" "cannot live by bread alone" "I'll have this car and this car only"

(exclusive is similar to ...) exclusive to a center; especially a center of influence

"inner regions of the organization" "inner circles of government"

(exclusive is similar to ...) confined to an exclusive group

"privy to inner knowledge" "inside information" "privileged information"

(exclusive is similar to ...) characterized by very careful or fastidious selection

"the school was very selective in its admissions"

(exclusive is similar to ...) denoting a company or law firm owned and run by members of the WASP elite who are generally conservative

"the politician tried to hide his white-shoe background"

Definition 3: not divided among or brought to bear on more than one object or objective - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where exclusive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • judging a contest with a single eye
  • a single devotion to duty
  • undivided affection
  • gained their exclusive attention

Synonyms for exclusive in the sense of this definition

(exclusive is similar to ...) gathered together or made less diffuse

"their concentrated efforts" "his concentrated attention" "concentrated study" "a narrow thread of concentrated ore"

Definition 4: not divided or shared with others - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where exclusive or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they have exclusive use of the machine
  • sole rights of publication

Synonyms for exclusive in the sense of this definition

(exclusive is similar to ...) not shared

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