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As a prefix, ex has varied meanings.
In social relationships Ex means former or someone with whom a person was once associated. For example, ex wife is former wife. When used alone, ex is assumed to refer to a former sexual or romantic partner, especially a former spouse.
Ex also means without. For example, ex rights, ex parte
Ex also refers to the point of origin. It is the point where a shipment begins movement. For example, Ex Factory, Ex Mine or Ex Warehouse.
Ex can also be the abbreviation of exhibit and example.