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Pertaining to the subject alone, not including, admitting, or pertaining to any others. Sole. Shutting out; debarring from interference or participation; vested in one person alone. Apart from all others, without the admission of others to participation.

For example, if a court has been granted exclusive jurisdiction over cases relating to a particular subject matter, no other court is able to entertain cases concerning that particular subject.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

EXCLUSIVE, rights. Debarring one from participating in a thing. An exclusive right or privilege, is one granted to a person to do a thing, and forbidding all others to do the same. A patent right or copyright, are of this kind.

EXCLUSIVE, computation of time. Shut out; not included. As when an act is to be done within a certain time, as ten days from a particular time, one day is to be included and the other excluded. Vide Hob. 139; Cowp. 714; Lofft, 276; Dougl. 463; 2 Mod. 280; Sav. 124; 3 ]Penna. Rep. 200; 1 Serg. & Rawle, 43; 3 B. & A. 581; Com. Dig. Temps, A; 3 East, 407; Com. Dig. Estates, G 8; 2 Chit. Pr. 69, 147.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The findings correspond to the traditional news value factors--conflicts, human interests, and exclusiveness (O'Neill & Harcup, 2009; Trilling et al., 2017; Weber, 2014).
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We are an inclusive nation and resist exclusiveness. For me, the upcoming referendum isn't about ethnicity, more about taking responsibility.
The club takes its exclusiveness seriously and the cocktails have names such as M16, Espionage and Che's Revolution.
The SportDesign steering wheel with shift paddles and the Porsche crest embossed on the head restraints of the front and outer rear seats emphasise the exclusiveness of the vehicle.
But those in favour said it would "enhance the setting and surroundings" and "supported the exclusiveness of Darras Hall."
As press-service of Unibank reported, the demand for this credit product is conditioned by its exclusiveness at the market.
The company said it signed an exclusiveness agreement with CBF Brazilian Football Confederation and over the next four years, will carry the delegations participating in the games of Brazil's Cup, Brazilian Championship and Brazil's national soccer team.
Script to the treadplates and console highlight the exclusiveness of the XKR-S GT.