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ex 1 (ĕks)
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prep.
1. Not including; without: a stock price ex dividend.
2. Free of any transport or handling charges incurred before removal from a given location: bought the goods ex warehouse.
3. From, but not having graduated with, the class of: a Columbia alumnus, ex '95.


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ex 2 (ĕks)
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n.
The letter x.
tr.v. exed, ex·ing, ex·es
To delete or cross out: He exed each item off the to-do list.

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ex 3 (ĕks)
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n.
Slang
A former spouse or partner.

[From EX-.]

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ex.
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abbr.
1. examination
2. example
3.
a. except
b. exception
4. exchange
5. executive
6. express
7. extra

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Ex
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abbr.
Bible
Exodus

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ex-
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pref.
1. Outside; out of; away from: exodontia.
2. Not; without: excaudate.
3. Former: ex-president.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin and Greek; see eghs in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

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