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English definition of “exceptional”

exceptional

adjective  /ɪkˈsep·ʃə·nəl/ us  
not like most others of the same type; unusual: This is an exceptional contract, guaranteeing no layoffs. Exceptional also means unusually good: Davis has done an exceptional job of reporting.
exceptionally
adverb  /ɪkˈsep·ʃə·nəl·i/ us  
The drawing had exceptionally fine detail.
(Definition of exceptional from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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