Definition of exceptionally in English:


Line breaks: ex|cep¦tion|al¦ly
Pronunciation: /ɪkˈsepʃ(ə)nəli


1To a greater degree than normal; unusually: [as submodifier]: the weather was exceptionally mild for the time of the year
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  • Their upper surfaces, however, vary from convex to exceptionally flat.
  • Barriers to entry into the French political elite are exceptionally high.
  • The lambs are finished exclusively on the marsh, only coming above the high water mark for exceptionally high tides.
1.1Only in unusual circumstances: the court allows half an hour in most cases, one hour exceptionally for a very important case
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  • However, exceptionally, Parliament has affected the validity of a contract by intervening to refuse funding.
  • Scores lower than 4 were found only exceptionally.
  • He called upon the educationists to join hands for formulating a strategy that benefits all rather than exceptionally a few.

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