apart from

apart from
preposition Date: 1833 other than ; besides, except for

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  • apart from — apart from, aside from Apart from has been standard in BrE from the early 17c (e.g. • There are few exciting and visitable relics of [Mesolithic] human life apart from caves R. Muir, 1983 • The raven, who apart from anything else was much… …   Modern English usage

  • apart from — (from Idioms in Speech) but for, except for, if it were not for, other than ... he had decoded the whole message apart from the paragraph where something had gone wrong either with himself or 59 200 ... (Or. Greene) Apart from your lectures your… …   Idioms and examples

  • apart\ from — • apart from • aside from prep. phr. Beside or besides; in addition to. The children hardly see anyone, apart from their parents. Aside from being fun and good exercise, swimming is a very useful skill. Syn.: except for, outside of …   Словарь американских идиом

  • apart from — (something) except for something. Apart from its wonderful kitchen, that house needs a lot of work done on it …   New idioms dictionary

  • apart from — ► apart from 1) except for. 2) as well as. Main Entry: ↑apart …   English terms dictionary

  • apart from — the broken headlight, the car seems to be OK Syn: except for, but for, aside from, with the exception of, excepting, excluding, bar, barring, besides, other than; informal outside of; formal save …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • apart from — EXCEPT FOR, but for, aside from, with the exception of, excepting, excluding, bar, barring, besides, other than; informal outside of; formal save. → apart * * * 1) except for the whole world seemed to be sleeping, apart from Barbara 2) in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • apart from — a part from prep also a side from AmE 1.) except for ▪ We didn t see anyone all day, apart from a couple of kids on the beach. ▪ Apart from the ending, it s a really good film. see usage note ↑except1 2.) as well as ▪ Apart from his earnings as a …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • apart from — 1) except for someone or something I hardly know anyone in the village apart from William and you. 2) in addition to someone or something Apart from providing humanitarian aid, the UN is also supposed to enforce agreements …   English dictionary

  • apart from — or[aside from] {prep. phr.} Beside or besides; in addition to. * /The children hardly see anyone, apart from their parents./ * /Aside from being fun and good exercise, swimming is a very useful skill./ Syn.: EXCEPT FOR, OUTSIDE OF …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • apart from — or[aside from] {prep. phr.} Beside or besides; in addition to. * /The children hardly see anyone, apart from their parents./ * /Aside from being fun and good exercise, swimming is a very useful skill./ Syn.: EXCEPT FOR, OUTSIDE OF …   Dictionary of American idioms

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