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except

preposition /ikˈsept/
leaving out; not including
sauf (que)
They’re all here except Peter Your essay was good except that it was too long.
excepted adjective
sauf
all European countries, Denmark excepted (= except Denmark).
excepting preposition leaving out or excluding
sauf
Those cars are all reliable, excepting the old red one.
exception /-ʃən/ noun something or someone not included
exception
They all work hard, without exception With the exception of Jim, we all went home early.
something not according to the rule
exception
We normally don’t eat much at lunchtime, but Sunday is an exception.
exceptional adjective (negative unexceptional) unusual; remarkable
exceptionnel
exceptional loyalty His ability is exceptional.
exceptionally adverb unusually
exceptionnellement
exceptionally stupid.
except for apart from
à part
We enjoyed the holiday except for the dealy at the airport.
except
à l’exception de
Except for John, they all arrived punctually.
take exception to/at to object to
(s’)offusquer de
The old lady took exception to the rudeness of the children.
Translations of “except”
in Korean -을 제외하고…
in Arabic ما عَدا…
in Italian eccetto (che), fuorché…
in Chinese (Traditional) (表示不包括)除…之外…
in Russian кроме…
in Turkish ...den başka, ...in/ın dışında, ...hariç…
in Polish oprócz, z wyjątkiem…
in Spanish excepto, salvo…
in Portuguese exceto, fora…
in German außer…
in Catalan excepte…
in Japanese ~以外は…
in Chinese (Simplified) (表示不包括)除…之外…
(Definition of except from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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