Translation of "except" - English-French dictionary

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.

(Translation of “except” from the PASSWORD English–French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)