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exceptional

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exceptional (comparative more exceptional, superlative most exceptional)

  1. Forming an exception; not ordinary; uncommon; rare.
    What an exceptional flower!
  2. Better than the average; superior due to rarity.
    The quality of the beer was exceptional.
  3. (geometry) Corresponding to something of lower dimension under a birational correspondence.
    an exceptional curve; an exceptional divisor

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