an area where entry is forbidden, esp. involving foreign transport
[ik-skloo-siv, -ziv] /ɪkˈsklu sɪv, -zɪv/ adjective 1. not admitting of something else; incompatible: mutually exclusive plans of action. 2. omitting from consideration or account (often followed by of): a profit of ten percent, exclusive of taxes. 3. limited to the object or objects designated: exclusive attention to business. 4. shutting out all others from a […]
- Exclusive brethren
plural noun 1. one of the two main divisions of the Plymouth Brethren, which, in contrast to the Open Brethren, restricts its members’ contacts with those outside the sect
noun, Logic. 1. See under (def 2b).
- Exclusive economic zone
noun 1. the coastal water and sea bed around a country’s shores, to which it claims exclusive rights for fishing, oil exploration, fishing, etc Sometimes shortened to economic zone noun an area along a country’s coastline to which a country claims exclusive rights for economic activities