"ex" is used to refer to a former boyfriend or girlfriend or husband / wife (depending on the relationship).
normally, we say : "my ex-boyfriend" or "my ex-wife".
ex is a boyfriend you broke up with or he broke up with you. Depends on how you use it. Some claim that an expert is merely "X" the unknown quantity and a "spirt" is just a drip under pressure. Others say an expert is a stranger from out ot town carrying a briefcase. Ex-
PREFIX: 1. Outside; out of; away from: exodontia.
2. Not; without: excaudate.
3. Former: ex-president.
ETYMOLOGY: Middle English, from Old French, from Latin and Greek.
prep. Not including; without: a stock price ex
(Abbr. x.) Business. Free of any transport or handling charges incurred before removal from a given location: bought the goods ex warehouse.
From, but not having graduated with, the class of: a Columbia alumnus, ex '70.
The letter x.
tr.v., exed, ex·ing, ex·es.
To delete or cross out: He exed each item off the to-do list.
A former spouse or partner.
[From EX–.] Ex-
PREFIX: Because you didn't write it in capital or with dot, I'll take it as full word, not abbreviation. Here it goes:
Ex can refer to various things:
* ex (editor), short for EXtended, is a line editor developed for the UNIX operating system.
* In English, Ex is a common spelling of the English name of the letter X.
* In typesetting, one ex is the height of the lowercase letter 'x' in a given font; see x-height.
* In Latin, ex means "out of".
* In social relationships, an ex (relationship) is someone with whom a person was once associated, often romantically.
* As a prefix, ex generally denotes the former state of something.
* In the context of current French politics, the Ex is Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, a former president.
* The Ex is a Dutch punk band. refers to something had before. e i think means expired
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