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English definition of “pre-exceptional”

pre-exceptional

adjective [before noun]
 
 
ACCOUNTING used in financial reports to describe results that are based on a company's normal activities, without considering exceptional items (= items that relate to unusual events that do not happen regularly) such as the sale of assets: Group pre-exceptional profits rose 12% to £243.8 million.
(Definition of pre-exceptional from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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