exclusive

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noun
Exclusive is used after these nouns: ↑news
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adj.
1 belonging to/used by only one person/group
VERBS
be
ADVERB
almost

the course's almost exclusive concentration on grammar

not necessarily

The recording deal is not necessarily exclusive. The band can record material for other companies as well.

PREPOSITION
to

These products are exclusive to our outlets.

2 not welcoming to everyone
VERBS
be
become
remain
keep sth

The owners of the golf club are determined to keep it exclusive.

ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.

a somewhat exclusive venue

racially, socially
3 not able to exist/be true at the same time
VERBS
be
ADVERB
mutually

The two options are not mutually exclusive (= you can have them both).

Exclusive is used with these nouns: ↑boutique, ↑clientele, ↑club, ↑competence, ↑concentration, ↑contract, ↑coverage, ↑deal, ↑distribution, ↑distributor, ↑district, ↑emphasis, ↑excerpt, ↑focus, ↑interview, ↑jurisdiction, ↑licence, ↑occupation, ↑partnership, ↑photo, ↑possession, ↑prerogative, ↑preview, ↑privilege, ↑province, ↑reliance, ↑report, ↑resort, ↑responsibility, ↑restaurant, ↑right, ↑shop, ↑story, ↑suburb, ↑use

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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