US: /ɪkˈskɫusɪv/
UK: /ɛksklˈuːsɪv/

English Vietnamese dictionary

exclusive /iks'klu:siv/
  • tính từ
    • loại trừ
    • riêng biệt, dành riêng (câu lạc bộ, cửa hàng...); độc chiếm, độc quyền
      • an exclusive interview: cuộc phỏng vấn dành riêng (cho một tờ báo)
      • exclusive right to sell something: độc quyền bán cái gì
    • độc nhất
      • one's exclusive occupation: công việc độc nhất của mình
    • (dùng như phó từ) trừ, không kể, không gồm
      • from page one to page ten exclusive: từ trang 1 đến trang 10 không kể trang 10
      • 100,000 people exclusive of women: 100 000 người không kể đàn bà con gái

Advanced English dictionary

adjective, noun
+ adjective
1 only to be used by one particular person or group; only given to one particular person or group: The hotel has exclusive access to the beach. + exclusive rights to televise the World Cup + His mother has told 'The Times' about his death in an exclusive interview (= not given to any other newspaper).
2 (of a group, society, etc.) not very willing to allow new people to become members, especially if they are from a lower social class: He belongs to an exclusive club.
3 of a high quality and expensive and therefore not often bought or used by most people: an exclusive hotel + exclusive designer shops / clothes
4 not able to exist or be a true statement at the same time as sth else: The two options are not mutually exclusive (= you can have them both).
5 ~ of sb/sth not including sb/sth: The price is for accommodation only, exclusive of meals.
exclusively adverb: a charity that relies almost exclusively on voluntary contributions
+ noun
an item of news or a story about famous people that is published in only one newspaper or magazine: We feature an exclusive on the mothers whose babies were swapped at birth.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 incompatible, inimical; unshared, unique, absolute, restricted, limited:
Exclusive concepts, like 'animal' and 'vegetable', do not coincide save in their both being 'alive'. Our newspaper printed the exclusive story of the disaster.
2 chic, clannish, choice, upper-class, aristocratic, closed, restricted, restrictive, private, snobbish, fashionable, elegant, stylish, select, Colloq trendy, Slang classy:
They are seen in the most exclusive nightclubs.
3 only, single, one, sole, singular, unique:
Boats are the exclusive means of transport here.
4 Usually, exclusive of. excluding, excepting, except for, omitting, ignoring, leaving aside, apart from, (de)barring, not counting, eliminating:
Charges range from $220 to $350 a night, exclusive of meals.

Collocation dictionary

1 belonging to/used by only one person/group




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.


These products are exclusive to our shops.

2 not welcoming to everyone


be | become | remain | keep sth
The owners of the golf club are determined to keep it exclusive.


very | quite, rather, somewhat
a somewhat exclusive venue
| necessarily
The school is expensive and necessarily exclusive.
| racially, socially

3 not able to exist/be true at the same time




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

Concise English dictionary

+a news report that is reported first by one news organization
+not divided or shared with others
+excluding much or all; especially all but a particular group or minority
+not divided among or brought to bear on more than one object or objective