Translation of "except" - English-Spanish dictionary


preposition, conjunction uk /ɪkˈsept/ us /ɪkˈsept/

A2 not including a particular fact, thing, or person

He works every day except Sunday.
Everyone passed the exam except for Camilla.
So nothing changed, except that Anna saw her son less and less.

(Translation of “except” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


preposition /ikˈsept/

leaving out; not including

excepto, salvo
They’re all here except Peter
Your essay was good except that it was too long.
excepted adjective

excepto, salvo
all European countries, Denmark excepted (= except Denmark).
excepting preposition

leaving out or excluding

excepto, salvo
Those cars are all reliable, excepting the old red one.
exception /-ʃən/ noun

something or someone not included

They all work hard, without exception
With the exception of Jim, we all went home early.

something not according to the rule

We normally don’t eat much at lunchtime, but Sunday is an exception.
exceptional adjective

(opposite unexceptional) unusual; remarkable

exceptional loyalty
His ability is exceptional.
exceptionally adverb


exceptionally stupid.
except for

apart from

aparte de
We enjoyed the holiday except for the dealy at the airport.


excepto, con excepción de, menos
Except for John, they all arrived punctually.
take exception to/at

to object to

ofenderse por algo
The old lady took exception to the rudeness of the children.

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