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Social media is a giant distraction to the ultimate aim, which is honing your craft as a songwriter. There are people who are exceptional at it, however, and if you can do both things, then that's fantastic, but if you are a writer, the time is better spent on a clever lyric than a clever tweet.
Bryan Adams

Meaning of "exceptional" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EXCEPTIONAL

exceptional  [ɪkˈsɛpʃənəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EXCEPTIONAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Exceptional is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES EXCEPTIONAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of exceptional in the English dictionary

The definition of exceptional in the dictionary is forming an exception; not ordinary. Other definition of exceptional is having much more than average intelligence, ability, or skill.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EXCEPTIONAL


additional
əˈdɪʃənəl
conceptional
kənˈsepʃənəl
conscriptional
kənˈskrɪpʃənəl
constitutional
ˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃənəl
conventional
kənˈvɛnʃənəl
educational
ˌɛdjʊˈkeɪʃənəl
emotional
ɪˈməʊʃənəl
emptional
ˈempʃənəl
eruptional
ɪˈrʌpʃənəl
functional
ˈfʌŋkʃənəl
inscriptional
ɪnˈskrɪpʃənəl
international
ˌɪntəˈnæʃənəl
national
ˈnæʃənəl
optional
ˈɒpʃənəl
perceptional
pəˈsɛpʃənəl
professional
prəˈfɛʃənəl
redemptional
rɪˈdɛmpʃənəl
traditional
trəˈdɪʃənəl
transcriptional
trænˈskrɪpʃənəl
unexceptional
ˌʌnɪkˈsɛpʃənəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EXCEPTIONAL

except
except for
except that
exceptant
excepted
excepting
exception
exceptionable
exceptionableness
exceptionably
exceptional child
exceptionalism
exceptionality
exceptionally
exceptionalness
exceptious
exceptive
exceptless
exceptor
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WORDS THAT END LIKE EXCEPTIONAL

computational
congressional
dimensional
fictional
informational
inspirational
motivational
nutritional
occasional
occupational
operational
organizational
personal
promotional
rational
recreational
regional
the National
the Second International
transitional
vocational

Synonyms and antonyms of exceptional in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «EXCEPTIONAL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «exceptional» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of exceptional

Translation of «exceptional» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EXCEPTIONAL

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

Translator English - Chinese

杰出的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

excepcional
570 millions of speakers

English

exceptional
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

असाधारण
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اِسْتِثْنَائِيّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

исключительный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

excepcional
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ব্যতিক্রমী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

exceptionnel
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Luar biasa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ausnehmend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

例外的な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

예외적인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Luar biasa
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đặc biệt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விதிவிலக்கான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अपवादात्मक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

olağanüstü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

eccezionale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wyjątkowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

винятковий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

excepțional
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εξαιρετικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

uitsonderlike
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

exceptionell
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

uvanlig
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of exceptional

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EXCEPTIONAL»

The term «exceptional» is very widely used and occupies the 8.020 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EXCEPTIONAL» OVER TIME

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «EXCEPTIONAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word exceptional.
1
Bryan Adams
Social media is a giant distraction to the ultimate aim, which is honing your craft as a songwriter. There are people who are exceptional at it, however, and if you can do both things, then that's fantastic, but if you are a writer, the time is better spent on a clever lyric than a clever tweet.
2
Maud Adams
In Sweden, only exceptional actresses get major film parts.
3
Yigal Azrouel
I very rarely wear suits, and only make one or two per season, so it's about wanting exceptional clothes that don't feel stiff. Fabric and garment washing are a big part of my design process for that reason. Everything needs to feel lived-in and comfortable.
4
Franz Beckenbauer
The World Cup tournament overall and, naturally, the new stadiums at its heart, are the ideal platform to portray Germany as a positive and exceptional location, and above all of course, as a highly capable economic location.
5
Ron Ben-Israel
There are divisions between a culinary chef and a dessert chef, also called a pastry chef. There are specializations within the pastry chef field. Some pastry chefs specialize in baking breads, while others are master cake designers. Each field requires an exceptional level of creativity and attention to detail.
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Suzanne Brockmann
I love the fact that so many of my readers are intelligent, exceptional, accomplished people with an open-minded love of diversity. But even more than that, I love it when my readers find lasting friendship with others of my readers - knowing that they met through their mutual affection for my books and characters makes me happy!
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Suzanne Brockmann
I love the fact that so many of my readers are intelligent, exceptional, accomplished people with an open-minded love of diversity.
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Sophia Bush
You know, my parents have always been incredibly supportive. I'm an only child, so we're very close. There's just the three of us. They're exceptional parents but also great friends. My father was able to take his hobby, photography, and turn it into a beautiful career. So when they saw how much I loved acting, they were 100 percent behind me.
9
Bat for Lashes
I always think that the exceptional people are those who remain outsiders but still communicate on a grand scale. I think I want everyone to feel more free, and so I feel really claustrophobic on behalf of lots of people.
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Charlotte Casiraghi
I'm not a princess. My mother is, not I. I am the niece of a head of state. And with this status, I have some representational duties - nothing very constraining or very exceptional.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EXCEPTIONAL»

Discover the use of exceptional in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to exceptional and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Exceptional People: How Migration Shaped Our World and Will ...
This book reveals that migration is an essential part of human development and that we lose a great deal through widespread perceptions of migration as a problem.
Ian Goldin, Geoffrey Cameron, Meera Balarajan, 2011
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Exceptional Service, Exceptional Profit: The Secrets of ...
“Filled with treasure and big ideas, this book will help you become exceptional.” – SETH GODIN In a tight market, your most powerful growth engine—and your best protection from competitive inroads—is this: put everything you can ...
Leonardo INGHILLERI, Micah SOLOMON, 2010
3
Delivering Exceptional Project Results: A Practical Guide to ...
Delivering Exceptional Project Results offers a glimpse into the future role of the project manager.” —Harold Kerzner, Ph.D., Best-selling Author, Professor Emeritus, Baldwin-Wallace College “I really enjoyed reading this book.
Jamal Moustafaev, 2010
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Educating Exceptional Children
This edition also features current coverage of the Response to Intervention Model, comprehensive and up-to-date descriptions of the characteristics associated with each disability, the most current teaching techniques for each category, and ...
Samuel Kirk, James Gallagher, Mary Ruth Coleman, 2011
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You Can Create an Exceptional Life: Candid Conversations ...
This book is filled with the combined experience of two women who have lived their lives using trusted spiritual principles that really work. Reading and applying their wisdom will radically change your life, too!
Louise L. Hay, Cheryl Richardson, 2011
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Exceptional Customer Service: Exceed Customer Expectations ...
In today’s market, customer service is a key competitive advantage. This book shows you how to expand your customer base when the industry is shrinking, use new media to reach consumers, and make a lasting, great impression on customers.
Lisa Ford, David McNair, 2009
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Language Development in Exceptional Circumstances
This text is suitable for both students and practitioners in the fields of psycholinguistics, developmental and educational psychology, speech pathology, paediatrics and special education.
Dorothy Bishop, Dorothy V. M. Bishop, Kay Mogford, 1993
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The Exceptional Woman: Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun and the ...
Engaging ancien-régime philosophy, as well as modern feminism, psychoanalysis, literary theory, and art criticism, Sheriff's interpretations of Vigée-Lebrun's paintings challenge us to rethink the work and the world of this controversial ...
Mary D. Sheriff, 1997
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Education of Exceptional Children
The Present Book Is An Introduction To Education Of Exceptional Children.
M. Dash, 2005
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The Exceptional Child: Inclusion in Early Childhood Education
The book's friendly and easy-to-use format is useful whether you are an educator or parent/caregiver. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Eileen Allen, Glynnis Cowdery, 2014

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EXCEPTIONAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term exceptional is used in the context of the following news items.
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Is America an Exceptional Nation?
Bottom line, America is an exceptional nation. We are unique in the world. But exceptional doesn't always mean great. I fear that in many ways ... «Christian Post, Jul 15»
2
Death of an 'exceptional' man draws prison
He learned about the love that Oas had for his family, the dedication he offered to making others happy, and the lengths he would go to so that ... «Daily Local News, Jul 15»
3
BRICS Ufa Summit Yields 'Exceptional' Results – Brazilian President
The 7th BRICS summit, held in the Russian city of Ufa on July 8-10, has brought exceptional results, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff told RT ... «Sputnik International, Jul 15»
4
Exceptional runner remembered (+video)
Every event in Colin Smyth's life revolved around marathons, though the grandfather also loved to play a few jokes. Mourners at his funeral ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
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Where 'exceptional' can be found
People throughout the world see the U.S. as exceptional. The two words define who we are and what we strive toward – to do our best, to be ... «Auburn Villager, Jul 15»
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'Exceptional' headmaster Dr Mark Fenton to step down after 15 …
An “exceptional” south Buckinghamshire headmaster is to step down next summer after being appointed the role of Chief Master at one of the ... «Bucks Free Press, Jul 15»
7
School artists showcase exceptional exhibition
Campden school art competition winners. From the left: Ambrose Loader,14, Sophie Neville,12, Angus Grelak,13. Back - Jeremy Houghton. «Cotswold Journal, Jul 15»
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Research evaluates 'why' of exceptional corn yields
The Nutrient Management Spear Program is known for applied research that helps New York farmers more efficiently use the nutrients ... «agprofessional.com, Jul 15»
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Review: In Winehouse doc 'Amy,' celebrity is the villain
“Amy” is an exceptional, emotional portrait of a pop star who perished too young. But it is, more broadly, a clinical case study of celebrity's ... «Poughkeepsie Journal, Jul 15»
10
DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard offer exceptional value for …
With the arrival of the summer holidays, the auction team in DNG Maxwell Heaslip & Leonard are busy putting together the final touches to their ... «Galway Advertiser, Jul 15»

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