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To the exclusion of others; only; solely.‘paints produced exclusively for independent retailers’as submodifier ‘exclusively female concerns’
expressly, specially, specifically, exclusively, just, particularly, uniquely, precisely, explicitly, purposefully, on purposeView synonyms
- ‘Confining himself exclusively to postwar moderns would net him only a handful of converts.’
- ‘He said there was a big shift towards using trucks and shovels exclusively about a decade ago.’
- ‘It would be even better if the park was designed exclusively for recreational purposes.’
- ‘Dropstitch was the first ever feature length film to exclusively feature female snowboarders.’
- ‘We decided to stick exclusively to the specials menu, and chose three starters.’
- ‘These are exclusively pedestrian streets where their movement is not curtailed.’
- ‘For the poor, a house in each residential area was exclusively set aside for the same purpose.’
- ‘They painted almost exclusively altarpieces in a dramatic late Baroque style.’
- ‘Do you think that this kind of expression is exclusively the product of an urban setting?’
- ‘This is not to say that they are exclusively concerned with description.’
- ‘This led them to come up with a yearly festival exclusively for women, and it turned out to be a woman's day out!’
- ‘Based on the theme of body image, the show is designed especially, but not exclusively, for young adults.’
- ‘Relying exclusively then on that particular line of form could be an unreliable yardstick.’
- ‘This might suggest that church meetings then were less exclusively female than they are in Britain today!’
- ‘This special chocolate is reserved exclusively for the use of Easter eggs only.’
- ‘These early disputes are largely, if not exclusively, concerned with power.’
- ‘She does not teach the harp exclusively but also the piano and the recorder.’
- ‘In fact, over half the goods on offer concern themselves exclusively with whisky.’
- ‘The views expressed - of course - are exclusively my own and have nothing to do with my employer.’
- ‘A lifeline is Long Tall Sally, the first retailer to provide clothes exclusively for tall women.’
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