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mutually exclusive events

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(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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Thus, it is suggested that regionalism and globalization are perhaps not as mutually exclusive as may be assumed.
The global and local art economies, both of which it serves, have proved to be almost mutually exclusive.
Many Italian scholars, especially Massimo Firpo and Paolo Simoncelli, divide Italian prelates of the 1530s, 1540s, and 1550s into two mutually exclusive groups.
IRS policy had previously been that the extensions were mutually exclusive and could not be claimed together.
The CD8 and autoimmune theories arenot mutually exclusive.
She's living proof that snarky and spunky aren't mutually exclusive," Omdahl says, adding that Mahan is a composite of Katie Couric, Jon Stewart and Edward R.
and a missing kid sister or two, we find out if political differences and true love are mutually exclusive.
In which case, that would mean the two projects are not mutually exclusive.
The cunning juxtaposition of what appear to be mutually exclusive pictorial languages in this piece exemplifies Wiesen's witty dislocation of high-art gravitas.
The Tax Division task force concluded that the accreditation of both narrow and broad tax specialties was not mutually exclusive.
The two possibilities are "not mutually exclusive, but neither one has given us the total answer," she says.
These are not mutually exclusive trends as consumers will migrate between the two based on varying individual need states, demographic and occasion-related factors.

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