mutually exclusive events

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mutually exclusive events

[¦myü·chə·lē ik¦sklü·siv i′vens]
(statistics)
Two or more events such that the occurrence of any one makes impossible the occurrence of any of the others.
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However, for clarity of comparison, the choice of sub-categories relies on mutually exclusivity, so each contribution can only be coded to one topic.
In the development of sub-categories, is mutually exclusivity important?
This mutually exclusivity agreement reinforces our strong alliance and will consolidate our presence in the U.