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English definition of “exceptional”

exceptional

adjective    /ɪkˈsep·ʃə·nəl/
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    /ɪkˈsep·ʃə·nəl·i/ adverb The drawing had exceptionally fine detail .
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