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ex



Pronunciation: (eks), [key]
prep.
1. Finance.without, not including, or without the right to have: ex interest; ex rights.
2. Com.free of charges to the purchaser until the time of removal from a specified place or thing: ex ship; ex warehouse; ex elevator.
3. (in U.S. colleges and universities) from, but not graduated with, the class of: ex '47.

ex



Pronunciation: (eks), [key]
n.
the letter X, x.

ex



Pronunciation: (eks), [key]
n. Informal.
a former spouse; ex-wife or ex-husband.

ex



Pronunciation: (eks), [key]
adj. Slang.
excellent (def. 1).

ex-




a prefix meaning “out of,” “from,” and hence “utterly,” “thoroughly,” and sometimes imparting a privative or negative force or indicating a former title, status, etc.; freely used as an English formative: exstipulate; exterritorial; ex-president (former president); ex-member; ex-wife. Also,e-,ef-.

ex-




var. of exo-.

ex-




a prefix identical in meaning with ex- 1, occurring before vowels in words of Greek origin: exarch; exegesis. Also,ec-.

Ex.




Exodus.

ex.




1. examination.
2. examined.
3. example.
4. except.
5. exception.
6. exchange.
7. excursion.
8. executed.
9. executive.
10. express.
11. extra.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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