Exclusive

Exclusive typically means not with other things or not including other things.


The terms inclusive and exclusive are contrasting terms, and often appear in the same context to describe contrasting things.


Exclusive may refer to:


In mathematics and logic:

  • Exclusive or, this operator is true if either but not both arguments are true, see exclusive disjunction
  • Exclusive means that the endpoints of a range are not included within the set, see interval (mathematics)

In linguistics:

  • Exclusive we, or we excluding you, refers to first-person non-singular pronouns that do not include the addressee, see clusivity

In taxes:

  • Exclusive can refer to a tax system that does not include taxes owed as part of the base, see tax rates

Other uses:

  • Exclusive (album), the name of R&B singer Chris Brown's second album
  • Exclusive (EP), an EP by U2
  • Exclusive (play), a 1989 play by Jeffrey Archer
  • "Exclusive" is the online nickname of Dutch poker professional Noah Boeken
  • Exclusive (Malaysian TV series)

Famous quotes containing the word exclusive:

    In communist society, where nobody has one exclusive sphere of activity but each can become accomplished in any branch he wishes, society regulates the general production and thus makes it possible for me to do one thing today and another tomorrow, to hunt in the morning, fish in the afternoon, rear cattle in the evening, criticize after dinner, just as I have a mind, without ever becoming hunter, fisherman, shepherd or critic.
    Karl Marx (1818–1883)

    Every Englishman is convinced of one thing, viz.: That to be an Englishman is to belong to the most exclusive club there is.
    Ogden Nash (1902–1971)

    In communist society, where nobody has one exclusive sphere of activity but each can become accomplished in any branch he wishes, society regulates the general production and thus makes it possible for me to do one thing today and another tomorrow, to hunt in the morning, fish in the afternoon, rear cattle in the evening, criticize after dinner, just as I have a mind, without ever becoming hunter, fisherman, shepherd or critic.
    Karl Marx (1818–1883)