Meaning of EXCEPTIONAL in English

EXCEPTIONAL

adj.

VERBS

▪ be

▪ remain

▪ consider sb/sth

The teacher considers Jamie's performance truly ~.

▪ do sth

ADVERB

▪ highly , pretty , really , very

▪ quite , truly , wholly ( esp. BrE )

PHRASES

▪ nothing ~

There is nothing ~ about east London

The food was quite tasty, but nothing ~.

▪ something ~

We will have to do something ~ to win.

I realized I was watching something ~.

Exceptional is used with these nouns: ↑ ability , ↑ bravery , ↑ case , ↑ circumstance , ↑ clarity , ↑ degree , ↑ merit , ↑ performance , ↑ quality , ↑ record , ↑ talent

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