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Being Puerto Rican, born and raised on the streets of New York, you go, 'Wow, you're still friends with your ex, man? Really? That's weird.' I don't play that.
Marc Anthony

Meaning of "ex" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD EX

From Latin: out of, from.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF EX

ex  [ɛks] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EX

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ex is a preposition.
The preposition is an invariable grammatical category, that has no meaning itself and which serves to link or relate terms.

WHAT DOES EX MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of ex in the English dictionary

The definition of ex in the dictionary is not participating in; excluding; without. Other definition of ex is without charge to the buyer until removed from.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EX

ex all
ex ante
ex cathedra
ex div.
ex dividend
ex gratia
ex hypothesi
ex lib.
ex libris
ex new
ex nihilo
ex off.
ex officio
ex parte
ex post facto
ex silentio
ex voto
ex works
ex-con

Synonyms and antonyms of ex in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ex» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EX

Find out the translation of ex to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ex from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ex» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ex
570 millions of speakers

English

ex
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पूर्व
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

السابق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

экс
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ex
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রাক্তন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ex
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ex
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ex
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ex
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முன்னாள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

माजी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

eski
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ex
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ex
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

екс
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ex
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

ex
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

ex
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

fd
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

ex
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ex

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EX»

The term «ex» is very widely used and occupies the 1.277 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EX» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «ex» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «ex» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ex

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10 QUOTES WITH «EX»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word ex.
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Marc Anthony
Being Puerto Rican, born and raised on the streets of New York, you go, 'Wow, you're still friends with your ex, man? Really? That's weird.' I don't play that.
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Valerie Bertinelli
Divorce isn't the child's fault. Don't say anything unkind about your ex to the child, because you're really just hurting the child.
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Chad Coleman
I've always been a person who tries to build bridges and not walls. Whether it's my ex-wife and my step-son, or my daughter and my ex, I'm that guy in the middle, and I try to make sure we all stay together.
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Pippa Evans
I told the ambulance men the wrong blood type for my ex, so he knows what rejection feels like.
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Sarah Ferguson
He's by best friend and the father of my children. He's a great ex.
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Mariella Frostrup
Placing 'amicable' and 'separation' together creates an oxymoron - we don't usually decide to end a partnership until the very sight of our soon-to-be ex fills us with disgust, misery, agony or a combination of all three.
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Ariel Gore
In my experience, staying in a marriage that my ex and I both agreed had all its best moments behind it was epically depressing.
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Ashley Greene
I can still love an ex as a person, regardless if the breakup was bad. I would never wish anything negative on them. It takes more energy to hate them than to wish them well.
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Emraan Hashmi
In my career, I have played a gangster, an ex cop, a journalist and a film director. Yet, the label of a serial kisser refuses to leave me.
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Arielle Kebbel
My ex would know not to talk to me until I came back from running. I'd always be in a better place.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EX»

Discover the use of ex in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ex and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Goodbye Mr. Ex
This book identifies what these factors are and will give you a pro-active approach to free you from your past in a quick and painless fashion, giving you back your "inner mojo" and a sense of peace, so you can move on without looking back.
Marina Pearson, 2013
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Ex-Heroes: A Novel
The first novel in Peter Clines' bestselling Ex series.
Peter Clines, 2010
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Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader
This witty collection of essays recounts a lifelong love affair with books and language. For Fadiman, as for many passionate readers, the books she loves have become chapters in her own life story.
Anne Fadiman, 2011
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51 Ways to Get Your Ex-girlfriend Back: Useful and Practical ...
Free of any sneaky tricks or games, this guide will give you common sense advice about ideas on how to help make things work again. D
Zig Robbins, 2010
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Deus Ex: Icarus Effect
From the Trade Paperback edition.
James Swallow, 2011
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Ex Situ Plant Conservation: Supporting Species Survival In ...
Part IV is a synthesis of current thinking and practice in ex situ plant con— servation. It begins with a chapter placing the practical application of ex situ conservation in the context of global declines in plant diversity and the constraints ofan ...
Edward O. Guerrant, Kayri Havens, Michael Maunder, 2013
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Becoming an Ex: The Process of Role Exit
Helen Rose Fuchs Ebaugh's pathbreaking inquiry into the phenomenon of becoming an ex reveals the profundity of this basic aspect of establishing an identity in contemporary life.
Helen Rose Fuchs Ebaugh, 2013
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Generation Ex-Christian: Why Young Adults Are Leaving the ...
Some turn to their churches for help, only to find that they frequently lack adequate resources to guide them. This is where Generation Ex-Christian will lend a hand.
Drew Dyck, 2010
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Ex-cinema: From a Theory of Experimental Film and Video
ROY GRUNDMANN, author of Andy Warhol's Blow Job --
Akira Mizuta Lippit, 2012
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The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man (an African American ...
James Weldon Johnson's landmark novel is an emotionally gripping and poignant look into race relations.
James Weldon Johnson, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EX»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ex is used in the context of the following news items.
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Ex-Oilers QB Ken Stabler dies - Ultimate Texans - Houston Chronicle
When Kenny “Snake” Stabler's death at the age of 69 was confirmed by his family Thursday, it brought back a lot of memories of my first full ... «Chron.com, Jul 15»
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Ex Machina clip - Entertain This! - USA Today
We are jealous of Oscar Isaac when it comes to many things. That lush beard he sports as a rich android-creating nutball in the sci-fi film Ex ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
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Ex-Presidents Express Hope for Civil 2016 Campaign - VOA
The current presidential campaign is reviving the Bush-Clinton rivalry, this time between George's brother, ex-Florida Governor Jeb Bush, and ... «Voice of America, Jul 15»
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Ex-FBI agent who stole heroin sentenced to 3 years in prison - The …
A onetime FBI agent who fed his drug addiction by stealing heroin seized as evidence in criminal cases was sentenced Thursday to three years ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
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Ray McDonald charged with domestic violence in May clash with ex
SANTA CLARA -- Former San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald, whose NFL career was derailed by multiple accusations of violence against ... «San Jose Mercury News, Jul 15»
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Ex-accounting executive avoids prison in Madoff fraud case …
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former associate of Bernard Madoff avoided prison on Thursday for his role in perpetuating the fraudster's massive ... «Business Insider, Jul 15»
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Ex-Teacher Sentenced to 2 to 30 Years in Student Sex Case - ABC …
A former high school English teacher who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing three male students said Thursday she was vulnerable and made ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
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Conservatives prepare for showdown on Ex-Im Bank | TheHill
Leaders of the conservative House Freedom Caucus said Wednesday the group has agreed to oppose any effort to reauthorize Ex-Im. «The Hill, Jul 15»
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Ex-NTMA chief told of bank guarantee by text on day after
The then chief executive of the National Treasury Management Agency only found out about the State's decision to issue a blanket bank ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»
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Man uses a SELFIE STICK to save ex-Marine and his daughter from …
Ex-Marine and his daughter saved from drowning in a fierce riptide because daughter refused to let go of her selfie stick. Derrick Johns, a ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»

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