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Exest



[eks] /ɛks/

adjective, Slang.
1.
(def 1).
/ɛks/
preposition
1.
(finance) not participating in; excluding; without: ex bonus, ex dividend, ex rights
2.
(commerce) without charge to the buyer until removed from: ex quay, ex ship, ex works
/ɛks/
noun
1.
(informal) (a person’s) former wife, husband, etc
2.
(Canadian) short for examination
n.

1827, originally short for ex-Catholic; ultimately from Latin ex (see ex-). Since 1929 as abbreviation for ex-wife, ex-husband, etc. Also used in some commercial senses for “from, out of.”

noun

A former wife or husband, girlfriend or boyfriend, etc: He introduced his ex rather casually, considering they were together 27 years (1929+)
Exodus

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