Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    Not admitting of another; sole; only.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    Shutting out; debarring from interference or participation; vested In one person alone. An exclusive right Is one which only the grantee thereof can exercise, and from which all others are prohibited or shut out. A statute does not grant an "exclusive" privilege or franchise, unless it shuts out or excludes others from enjoying a similar privilege or franchise. In re Union Ferry Co., 98 N. Y. 151.