There are 2 definitions of ex in English:

ex1

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Pronunciation: /ɛks
 
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preposition

  • 1British (Of goods) sold direct from: carpet tiles offered at a special price, ex stock
  • 1.1North American (Of goods) without charges to the purchaser until removed from: ex warehouse
  • 2British Not including: the cost is £5,000 ex VAT

Origin

mid 19th century (in sense 2): from Latin, 'out of'.

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Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
noun
a small amount; a little

There are 2 definitions of ex in English:

ex2

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Pronunciation: /ɛks
 
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noun

informal
  • A former husband, wife, or other partner in a relationship: I don’t want my ex to spoil what I have now
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    • Before all the women who came before our wives or our exes, we were brothers.
    • I'd like to think that relations with exes could be dealt with efficiently, professionally and intelligently.
    • We have good relationships with my exes (except for my youngest's father) and their parents.

Origin

early 19th century: independent usage of ex-1.

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