Definition of exceptionally adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɪkˈsepʃənəli//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪkˈsepʃənəli//
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  1. 1used before an adjective or adverb to emphasize how strong or unusual the quality is The weather, even for January, was exceptionally cold. I thought Bill played exceptionally well. There was an exceptionally high tide. an exceptionally gifted child
  2. 2only in unusual circumstances Exceptionally, students may be accepted without formal qualifications.
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