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English definition of “except”

except

preposition
 
 
/ɪkˈsept/ (also except for)
used to mean 'not including' or 'but not': Our offices are open Monday through Friday except on national holidays. All money transfers, except for those between members of the same branch, will now be charged a transaction fee.
(Definition of except preposition from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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