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exception

noun [C/U]  us   /ɪkˈsep·ʃən/
something that is not included, or the action of not including something: [C] We don’t usually accept late applications, but since you were so sick I’ll make an exception (= do something different from what is usual). [C] Teen movies usually aren’t very good, but this one is an exception to the rule. [U] Every apple in the box, without exception, was rotten.
Translations of “exception”
in Korean 예외…
in Arabic اسْتِثْناء…
in Portuguese exceção…
in Catalan excepció…
in Japanese 例外…
in Italian eccezione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 除外的人, 例外的事物…
in Russian исключение…
in Turkish istisna, hariç tutma…
in Chinese (Simplified) 除外的人, 例外的事物…
in Polish wyjątek…
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