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mutually exclusive

adjective Referring to two (or more) events, conditions or variables which do not or cannot occur at the same time, as in the genetic expression of sex (either male or female, typically).
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and a missing kid sister or two, we find out if political differences and true love are mutually exclusive.
Double-exposed nature shots dissolved from one fantastical frame into another and put forth a series of mutually exclusive propositions, including the utter banality yet profound glory of nature (and its photography) and the hypertrophied lusciousness but brain-squashing nullity of photographic effects.
IRS policy had previously been that the extensions were mutually exclusive and could not be claimed together.
The two possibilities are "not mutually exclusive, but neither one has given us the total answer," she says.
But, if we fail to deliver on Governor Schwarzenegger's promise that environmental progress and economic growth are not mutually exclusive, California faces a very rough road ahead.
And the writers, as is their tradition, exhibited the best taste and widest open minds, offering up the only nomination to the wise and winsome ``Before Sunset,'' and noting that good writing and cartoons are not mutually exclusive, at least in the case of ``The Incredibles.
With a small shop and original ideas, a client's goals and ours are not mutually exclusive.
The Tax Division task force concluded that the accreditation of both narrow and broad tax specialties was not mutually exclusive.
a privately held biometric company specializing in high-quality durable fingerprint sensors, today announced a mutually exclusive partnership with Synaptics, a leading developer of interface solutions for mobile computing, communications and entertainment devices.
The race has been publicly characterized as a battle between development and environment, but Plambeck insists the two are not mutually exclusive.
Curator Elisabeth Sussman and guest installation designer Tibor Kalman understood what should be crushingly obvious by now: "content" and "fun" are not mutually exclusive.
Nasdaq: NURO), a medical device company focused on the development and sale of proprietary products used to diagnose neuropathies, including diabetic peripheral neuropathy, announced today that it has signed a mutually exclusive agreement with Parlex USA, Inc.

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