mutually exclusive

adjective

Definition of mutually exclusive

:being related such that each excludes or precludes the other
  • mutually exclusive events
; also :incompatible
  • their outlooks were not mutually exclusive

Examples of mutually exclusive in a Sentence

  1. the two plans are mutually exclusive; implementing one will automatically rule out the other

First Known Use of mutually exclusive

1874


MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE Defined for English Language Learners

mutually exclusive

adjective

Definition of mutually exclusive for English Language Learners

  • : related in such a way that each thing makes the other thing impossible : not able to be true at the same time or to exist together


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