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ex1 British & World English

(Of goods) sold direct from

ex2 British & World English

A former husband, wife, or other partner in a relationship

Ex. British & World English

Exodus (in biblical references)

ex-con British & World English

An ex-convict

ex ante British & World English

Based on forecasts rather than actual results

ex post British & World English

Based on actual results rather than forecasts

ex-voto British & World English

An offering given in order to fulfil a vow

ex-wife British & World English

A woman to whom someone was formerly married, from whom they are now divorced

St. Ex. British & World English

Stock Exchange

ex ante New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

based on forecasts rather than actual results

ex post New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

based on actual results rather than forecasts

ex-voto New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

offering given to fulfil a vow

ex gratia British & World English

(With reference to payment) done from a sense of moral obligation rather than because of any legal requirement

ex libris British & World English

Used as an inscription on a bookplate to show the name of the book’s owner

ex nihilo British & World English

Out of nothing

ex parte British & World English

With respect to or in the interests of one side only or of an interested outside party

ex-works British & World English

Direct from the factory or place of manufacture

ex gratia New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

from obligation rather than legal requirement

ex parte New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

in the interests of one side only

ex cathedra British & World English

With the full authority of office (especially that of the Pope, implying infallibility as defined in Roman Catholic doctrine)

ex dividend British & World English

(Of stocks or shares) not including the next dividend

ex-husband British & World English

A man to whom someone was formerly married, from whom they are now divorced

ex officio British & World English

By virtue of one’s position or status

ex-service British & World English

Denoting or relating to former members of the armed forces

ex silentio British & World English

(With reference to an argument or theory) based on lack of contrary evidence

ex cathedra New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

with the full authority of office

ex dividend New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(of stocks or shares) not including the next dividend

ex officio New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

by virtue of one's position or status

ex silentio New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

based on lack of contrary evidence


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