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exnoun [C]

 us   /eks/ (plural exes) infml
someone you are no longer married to

ex-prefix

 us   /eks/
used to show that someone is no longer in the situation or condition the person had been in; former : The governor of Minnesota is an ex-wrestler.
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expreposition

uk   us   /eks/
not including a particular amount: It only costs £249 ex VAT!
TRANSPORT used for stating that the price of goods includes transport to a particular place, and then transport arrangements and costs are the buyer's responsibility: For units to be shipped ex Dublin, the units have to be booked before 1200 on Saturday.

ex-prefix

uk   us   /eks-/
FINANCE used to mean 'not including', to show that a particular right or advantage belongs to the seller and is not included in the sale or price of an investment: When a share goes ex-dividend, the purchaser is no longer entitled to receive the company's current dividend.
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used before a job title or relationship to show that someone had that job or relationship in the past but does not have it now: He ended up suing his ex-boss for unpaid wages. an ex-colleague Formal complaints were made against the ex-chairmen and the ex-chief executive.
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