Exception

  • 21 EXCEPTION — n. f. Action d’excepter ou Ce qui est excepté. Faire exception de... Par exception. Sans exception. N’y a t il point d’exception? C’est une exception à la règle. Ce mot fait exception, est une exception. Il n’y a règle si générale qui n’ait son… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 22 exception — Act of excepting or excluding from a number designated or from a description; that which is excepted or separated from others in a general rule or description; a person, thing, or case specified as distinct or not included; an act of excepting,… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 23 exception — Act of excepting or excluding from a number designated or from a description; that which is excepted or separated from others in a general rule or description; a person, thing, or case specified as distinct or not included; an act of excepting,… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 24 exception — ex|cep|tion W2S2 [ıkˈsepʃən] n [U and C] 1.) something or someone that is not included in a general statement or does not follow a rule or pattern ▪ It s been cold, but today s an exception. with the exception of sb/sth ▪ We all laughed, with the …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 25 exception — /Ik sepSFn/ noun (C, U) 1 something or someone that is not included in a rule, does not follow the expected pattern etc: With one or two notable exceptions, there are few women conductors. | no exception (=used to emphasize that a law or rule… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 26 exception — ex|cep|tion [ ık sepʃən ] noun count or uncount *** someone or something that is different in some way from other people or things and so cannot be included in a general statement: New technology stocks have done badly in recent months, but… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 27 exception — n. exclusion 1) to make an exception for 2) an exception to (an exception to the rule) objection 3) to take exception to (she took strong exception to what he said) * * * [ɪk sepʃ(ə)n] [ exclusion ] to make an exception for an exception to (an… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 28 exception */*/*/ — UK [ɪkˈsepʃ(ə)n] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms exception : singular exception plural exceptions someone or something that is different in some way from other people or things and so cannot be included in a general statement New… …

    English dictionary

  • 29 exception — A proxy which does not authorize the proxy committee to act on its behalf concerning any other business, adjournments or substitutions. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * exception ex‧cep‧tion [ɪkˈsepʆn] noun [countable] INSURANCE a particular …

    Financial and business terms

  • 30 exception — /əkˈsɛpʃən / (say uhk sepshuhn), /ɛk / (say ek ) noun 1. the act of excepting. 2. the fact of being excepted. 3. something excepted; an instance or case not conforming to the general rule. 4. an adverse criticism, especially on a particular… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 31 exception — exceptionless, adj. /ik sep sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of excepting or the fact of being excepted. 2. something excepted; an instance or case not conforming to the general rule. 3. an adverse criticism, esp. on a particular point; opposition of… …

    Universalium

  • 32 exception*/*/ — [ɪkˈsepʃ(ə)n] noun [C/U] someone or something that is different and cannot be included in a general statement There are some exceptions to every grammatical rule.[/ex] The boat race always attracts a large crowd and this year is no… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 33 exception — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. exclusion, omission, rejection, reservation, limitation; objection, cavil, complaint; irregularity. See disapprobation, unconformity, dissent, exemption, qualification. take exception II (Roget s IV)… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 34 exception —  proves the rule, the. A widely misunderstood expression. As a moment’s thought should confirm, it isn’t possible for an exception to confirm a rule but then, that isn’t the sense that was originally intended. Prove here is a fossil that is, a… …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 35 exception — noun this case is an exception take exception to with the exception of Syn: anomaly, irregularity, deviation, special case, isolated example, peculiarity, abnormality, oddity; misfit, aberration; informal freak; bad apple …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 36 exception — išimtinė situacija statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Situacija vykdant programą, kai dėl kurių nors priežasčių, pavyzdžiui, dėl klaidos, nutraukiamas normalus programos darbas. ↑Procesoriui siunčiamas pertraukimo signalas, informuojantis… …

    Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • 37 exception — n. 1 the act or an instance of excepting; the state of being excepted (made an exception in my case). 2 a thing that has been or will be excepted. 3 an instance that does not follow a rule. Phrases and idioms: take exception (often foll. by to)… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 38 Exception — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Une exception est : une dérogation à une règle générale ; en droit, une dérogation à une règle spéciale à raison de son invalidité ou de son… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 39 exception — Synonyms and related words: abjuration, abjurement, abnormality, adverse criticism, allowance, amazement, animadversion, anomaly, answer, argument, aspersion, astonishing thing, astonishment, bad notices, bad press, ban, bar, barring, beef, bitch …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 40 exception — see the exception proves the rule there is an exception to every rule …

    Proverbs new dictionary


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