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English definition of “exception”

exception

noun
 
 
/ɪkˈsepʃən/
B2 [C, U] someone or something that is not included in a rule, group, or list: There are exceptions to every rule. I like all kinds of movies, with the exception of horror films. All our pupils, without exception, have access to the Internet. Her films are always popular and this one is no exception.Different and difference
make an exception to not treat someone or something according to the usual rules: They don't usually give refunds, but they said they'd make an exception in my case.Excluding
take exception to sth formal to be annoyed or insulted by somethingMaking people sad, shocked and upsetCausing feelings of anger and displeasure
(Definition of exception from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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