Meaning of EXCEPTIONAL in English

EXCEPTIONAL

adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

exceptional/special circumstances

The court may allow this evidence in exceptional circumstances.

great/considerable/exceptional talent

He had a great talent for making money.

remarkable/outstanding/exceptional ability

a writer of remarkable ability

The company aims to select people of outstanding ability.

his exceptional ability as a swimmer

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

as

Thus statutory removal of children was perceived as exceptional , and good practice aimed at minimizing it.

most

Otherwise more than c. 20 in one winter is most exceptional , and single birds are quite usual.

Once again, it is the principle of the slow rise that makes this the most exceptional white bread of them all.

Such financial assistance should only be necessary in the most exceptional circumstances.

Refusing all but the most exceptional interview, Auerbach himself insists on the autonomy of the work.

This is a most exceptional collection.

For size and quality this is a most exceptional vessel.

Then we shall analyse the reasons the three most exceptional cases obtained so much coverage and the implications of this.

quite

Musicianship of this quality is rarely encountered, and is quite exceptional from anyone's standpoint.

Mind, he excused himself quickly, this is exceptional , quite exceptional.

The records of yesteryear and some older memories suggest Colin Booth was also a quite exceptional golfer.

Twelfth-century romances make it plain that for a noblewoman to suckle her own child implied a quite exceptional degree of love.

Brief as his role was to be in the battle, it was one of quite exceptional importance.

The cuisine is excellent and the amenities quite exceptional .

very

This is a very exceptional result.

Single strikers receive supplementary benefit at the discretion of the supplementary benefit officer only in very exceptional circumstances.

■ NOUN

ability

Few citizens entered the survey service, and for a kulak to obtain the equivalent of Navy commissioned rank required exceptional ability .

What distinguished Alexander Ferguson from the rest of his fellow men was his exceptional ability as a swimmer.

It tells the story of a little boy who is alienated at school because of his exceptional ability .

case

Save for the exceptional case of Mental Health Review Tribunals, legal aid does not cover representation before tribunals of first instance.

In some exceptional cases , a relaxation of green belt restrictions may be justifiable to allow such extensions.

Accordingly, despite the width of the order and recognising that this is an exceptional case , I would dismiss this appeal.

There are, however, exceptional cases which occur when and.

The prospect of a university education must appear as an unattainable dream: some are successful but these are exceptional cases .

In all but exceptional cases , wounding will involve a battery.

I will only say that proceedings should be brought before the court by way of appeal in contempt matters only in exceptional cases .

In exceptional cases proceedings were noted by hand and recorded verbally by the researcher upon return to base.

charge

In addition there is a £20m exceptional charge to cover the costs of recent flooding.

Reorganisation costs of 48 million are included in the Group's exceptional charge .

But a further investigation by the auditors resulted in a £5.6 million exceptional charge being levied against the 1992 results.

There was still a material tax charge despite the significant exceptional charges recorded in 1992.

Net profits were hit by £900,000 exceptional charges , but also grew 19% to £4.4m.

Full details of the exceptional charges are set out in the Financial Review on page 11.

It was affected by tough market conditions and one-off exceptional charges of £332,000, as it cut its cost base.

circumstance

Employees who are not at present house-owners may be entitled to a mortgage allowance in certain exceptional circumstances .

They are moved only in exceptional circumstances .

In exceptional circumstances it may be possible to get a Crisis Loan for fuel costs.

You do not have to be getting income support to apply and in exceptional circumstances they may be given for fuel costs.

For those reasons, in the exceptional circumstances of this case, in my judgment the judge was wrong.

The exceptional circumstances in which execution may be refused are very narrowly defined.

Stays imposed on the grounds of delay or for any other reason should only be employed in exceptional circumstances .

Practically any archaeological in exceptional circumstances . inorganic materials survive far ones.

circumstances

They are moved only in exceptional circumstances .

Such financial assistance should only be necessary in the most exceptional circumstances .

You do not have to be getting income support to apply and in exceptional circumstances they may be given for fuel costs.

For those reasons, in the exceptional circumstances of this case, in my judgment the judge was wrong.

While assignment might be established in exceptional circumstances , at the very least the presumption must remain against it.

The exceptional circumstances in which execution may be refused are very narrowly defined.

The Department of Health told health authorities last autumn such mergers would only be allowed in exceptional circumstances .

Thus approved Green Belt must only be altered in exceptional circumstances .

item

As in other countries, the recession inhibited collectors from putting exceptional items on the market.

Another area of uncertainty is the treatment of exceptional items .

Operating profit grew by 14%, excluding exceptional items .

In 1992 its pre-tax profits were £795 million, after exceptional items of £125 million.

Invesco saw pre-tax profit drop 23 p.c. to £14.5m in the year to December, after an exceptional item of £16.6m.

Pre-tax profits after exceptional items slid by 5% to £902m.

This included exceptional items from the financial restructuring, but the underlying loss was cut by almost £400m to £215m.

Before exceptional items , interest cover was 5.5 times, and dividends are covered 2.8 times by diluted earnings.

man

Harriet was an exception but then she was reared by an exceptional man .

With a spectacular array of illustrations, the book captures that challenge, as well as commemorating the life of an exceptional man .

Ken Clarke is an exceptional man to have with you in a battle.

quality

It has tremendous grip, failsafe handling and a ride of exceptional quality .

Furthermore, the accomplished player must be able to produce golf of an exceptional quality to receive the reward for his skills.

The depth and extent of this understanding have been shown in some work of exceptional quality and insight.

It has long been acknowledged that the Chardonnay in le Mesnil-sur-Oger is a special clone of exceptional quality and character.

talent

Said later that he s an exceptional talent and only bad luck stopped him scoring, and to keep plugging away.

Secondly, there is no proof that exceptional talents are required for those positions which Davis and Moore consider important.

value

At prices which mean exceptional value for money.

Luxury accommodation, exciting destinations, quality, service and flexibility. 84-pages of exceptional value in idyllic surroundings.

It's snug, sexy and exceptional value for money at a basic Y1.07 million to Y1.331 million.

The new subscription rates still represent exceptional value .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a class for exceptional children

A few of the top executives are women, but this is still exceptional .

an exceptional athlete

Exit visas are only given in exceptional circumstances.

Graham Greene had exceptional talents as a story-teller.

He writes good essays, but I wouldn't say that his work is particularly exceptional .

It's one of the best examples of old English furniture I've seen -- it truly is exceptional .

Merits are given as an honour for exceptional achievement.

The flood victims are doing their best under exceptional circumstances.

When it comes to natural footballing ability, Gascoigne is exceptional .

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Between the physical fear of going forward and the moral fear of turning back, there is a predicament of exceptional awkwardness.

Few citizens entered the survey service, and for a kulak to obtain the equivalent of Navy commissioned rank required exceptional ability.

I will admit, however, that brick ovens do make exceptional breads with great crust.

I will only say that proceedings should be brought before the court by way of appeal in contempt matters only in exceptional cases.

It's snug, sexy and exceptional value for money at a basic Y1.07 million to Y1.331 million.

The exceptional Cops is the exception to everything.

With a spectacular array of illustrations, the book captures that challenge, as well as commemorating the life of an exceptional man.

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