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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 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.
And the founding of this museum will probably accomplish what look to be mutually exclusive tasks: the solidification of the outsider category and the inclusive pulverizing of the textbook definition of fine art.
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.
Misery and panache clearly aren't mutually exclusive.
Yet Lawrence has consistently proven that being a great storyteller and a great painter are not mutually exclusive endeavors.
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.
In this show, Onus, Bancroft, Morgan, and Casey proved that Aboriginal and contemporary do not have to be mutually exclusive categories.
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.
Environmental protection and economic progress are not mutually exclusive - they are inextricably linked.
As the first budget of the new Board of Harbor Commissioners -- and my first as executive director -- this budget underscores our commitment to balancing two goals that, in the past, have seemed mutually exclusive," said Geraldine Knatz, Ph.
None of these options are mutually exclusive, but implementing all three will still be less expensive than having to respond to a large-scale data breach," Ms.

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