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adjective [only before noun] express pronunciation in American English /ɪkˈspres/
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    formal very clear, so that there can be no mistake about what is intended

    Against the woman’s express wishes, the media publicized her story.

    express permission/consent:

    You must not leave this house without my express permission.

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      You came here with the express purpose of causing trouble.



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