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except

preposition /ikˈsept/
leaving out; not including
außer
They’re all here except Peter Your essay was good except that it was too long.
excepted adjective
ausgenommen
all European countries, Denmark excepted (= except Denmark).
excepting preposition leaving out or excluding
ausgenommen
Those cars are all reliable, excepting the old red one.
exception /-ʃən/ noun something or someone not included
die Ausnahme
They all work hard, without exception With the exception of Jim, we all went home early.
something not according to the rule
die Ausnahme
We normally don’t eat much at lunchtime, but Sunday is an exception.
exceptional adjective (negative unexceptional) unusual; remarkable
außergewöhnlich
exceptional loyalty His ability is exceptional.
exceptionally adverb unusually
außergewöhnlich
exceptionally stupid.
except for apart from
bis auf
We enjoyed the holiday except for the dealy at the airport.
except
bis auf
Except for John, they all arrived punctually.
take exception to/at to object to
Einwendungen machen gegen
The old lady took exception to the rudeness of the children.
Translations of “except”
in Korean -을 제외하고…
in Arabic ما عَدا…
in French sauf (que)…
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 Catalan excepte…
in Japanese ~以外は…
in Chinese (Simplified) (表示不包括)除…之外…
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