exclusive

exclusive
I UK [ɪkˈskluːsɪv] / US [ɪkˈsklusɪv] adjective **
1) very expensive, and therefore available only to people who have a lot of money

an exclusive shop/restaurant/neighbourhood

2) limited to a particular person, thing, or group and not shared with others

The road is for the exclusive use of residents.

They have exclusive rights to market the drug in Africa.

exclusive to:

This special offer is exclusive to readers of this magazine.

3) published or reported by only one newspaper, magazine, television station etc

She managed to secure an exclusive interview with the star.

See:

Derived words:
exclusiveness
noun uncountable
exclusivity
UK [ˌekskluːˈsɪvətɪ] / US [ˌekskluˈsɪvətɪ] noun uncountable
II UK [ɪkˈskluːsɪv] / US [ɪkˈsklusɪv] noun [countable]
Word forms "exclusive":
singular exclusive plural exclusives
a piece of news that is published or reported by only one newspaper, magazine, television station etc

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