Definition of exclusiveness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ɪkˈskluːsɪvnəs//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪkˈskluːsɪvnəs//
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  1. 1the fact of being of a high quality and expensive and therefore not often bought or used by most people For all its exclusiveness, the island is also thoroughly West Indian and so it is easy-going.
  2. 2the practice in a group or society of not allowing other people from different groups to become members or be included the exclusiveness of the social classes before 1914 social/religious/racial exclusiveness

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