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exception/ɪkˈsɛpʃən/noun
pluralexceptions
exception
/ɪkˈsɛpʃən/
noun
pluralexceptions
Learner's definition of EXCEPTION  
[count]
: someone or something that is different from others : someone or something that is not included
: a case where a rule does not apply

take exception

: to object to something : to feel or express disagreement with or opposition to something — usually + to

without exception

— used to say that a statement is true in all or almost all cases

with the exception of

: not including (someone or something)
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