exclusive

I
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. restricted, restrictive, fashionable, expensive, elite, aristocratic, socially correct, preferential, privileged, selective, particular, circumscribed, closed, select, private, segregated, prohibitive, exclusionary, cliquish, aloof, clannish, snobbish, snobby, undemocratic, independent, incompatible, sole, tony*, posh*, high-hat*, ritzy*, swanky*, snooty*.
Ant. free*, inclusive, unrestricted.
II
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
1. restricted selective, closed, *snobbish, discriminating, preferential, privileged, clannish, segregated, cliquish, undemocratic.
2. high-priced posh, luxurious, *ritzy, expensive, swank, fashionable, chic.
3. sole single, individual, only, complete, entire, total.
ANT.: 1. open, public, unrestricted, democratic. 2. modest, cheap, *cut-rate, pedestrian. 3. shared, limited
III
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Not divided among or shared with others: single, sole. See INCLUDE. 2. Singled out in preference: choice, chosen, elect, select. See CHOICE, INCLUDE. 3. Not diffused or dispersed: concentrated, intensive, undivided, unswerving, whole. See EDGE, COLLECT, PART. 4. Catering to, used by, or admitting only the wealthy or socially superior: fancy, posh, swank, swanky. Informal: ritzy. See PLAIN.

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