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except

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
excepción
They all work hard, without exception With the exception of Jim, we all went home early.
something not according to the rule
excepción
We normally don’t eat much at lunchtime, but Sunday is an exception.
exceptional adjective (opposite unexceptional) unusual; remarkable
excepcional
exceptional loyalty His ability is exceptional.
exceptionally adverb unusually
excepcionalmente
exceptionally stupid.
except for apart from
aparte de
We enjoyed the holiday except for the dealy at the airport.
except
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.
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 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-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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