exception

  • 1 exception — [ ɛksɛpsjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1243 dr.; lat. exceptio, de excipere « retirer, excepter » → exciper 1 ♦ Action d excepter. Il ne sera fait aucune exception à cette consigne. ⇒ dérogation, restriction. Faire une exception pour qqn, en faveur de qqn. Faire… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 exception — ex·cep·tion n 1: something that is excepted or excluded; esp: a situation to which a rule does not apply the supreme Court shall have appellate jurisdiction, both as to law and fact, with such exception s, and under such regulations as the… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 exception — Exception. s. f. v. L action par laquelle on excepte. Faire exception, une exception, sans exception. n y a t il point d exception? il n y a regle si generale qui n ait son exception. cela ne souffre point d exception. l exception confirme la… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 4 exception — et clause qui borne une generalité, Exceptio. Bailler exception, Dare exceptionem. Bailler toute puissance et authorité sans aucune exception, Infinitum imperium dare alicui, B. Ceste exception arreste le demandeur tout court, Haec obiecta… …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 5 exception — [ek sep′shən, iksep′shən] n. [ME excepcioun < OFr exception < L exceptio] 1. an excepting or being excepted; omission; exclusion 2. anything that is excepted; specif., a) a case to which a rule, general principle, etc. does not apply b) a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 exception — late 14c., from Anglo Fr. excepcioun, O.Fr. excepcion, from L. exceptionem (nom. exceptio), noun of action from pp. stem of excipere (see EXCEPT (Cf. except)). The exception that proves the rule is from law: exceptio probat regulam in casibus non …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 exception — ► NOUN 1) a person or thing that is excepted or that does not follow a rule. 2) the action of excepting or the state of being excepted. ● the exception proves the rule Cf. ↑the exception proves the rule ● take exception to Cf. ↑ta …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 Exception — Ex*cep tion ([e^]k*s[e^]p sh[u^]n), n. [L. exceptio: cf. F. exception.] 1. The act of excepting or excluding; exclusion; restriction by taking out something which would otherwise be included, as in a class, statement, rule. [1913 Webster] 2. That …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 exception — The proverb the exception proves the rule means ‘the existence of an exception shows that a rule exists in those cases that are not exceptions’. It should not be used to mean ‘the exception becomes the rule’, although this is often found …

    Modern English usage

  • 10 Exception — may refer to: * An action that is not part of ordinary operations or standards * exception handling * Exception (song), the second single from Ana Johnsson s second album Little Angel *Exceptional Records …

    Wikipedia

  • 11 exception — [n1] leaving out barring, debarment, disallowment, excepting, exclusion, excusing, expulsion, noninclusion, omission, passing over, rejection, repudiation, reservation; concepts 25,30,211 Ant. admittal, admittance, allowance, inclusion exception… …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 Exception — (v. lat.), 1) so v.w. Ausnahme; daher Exceptionsgesetze, in Widerspruch mit den Grundgesetzen, zur Erreichung besonderer Zwecke auf eine bestimmte Zeit erlassene Verordnungen. Exceptionell, eine Ausnahme enthaltend; Exceptiv, ausnehmend,… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 13 Exception — Exception, lat. deutsch, Ausnahme; Einrede (s.d. Art.) …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 14 Exception —   [engl.], Ausnahme …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 15 exception — EXCEPTION: Dites qu elle confirme la règle. Ne vous risquez pas à expliquer comment …

    Dictionnaire des idées reçues

  • 16 Exception — Klassifizierung verschiedener Ausnahmesituationen Eine Ausnahme oder Ausnahmesituation (engl. exception) bezeichnet in der Computertechnik ein Verfahren, Informationen über bestimmte Programmzustände – meistens Fehlerzustände – an andere… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 17 exception — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, great, important, main, major ▪ the one great exception to that ▪ clear, conspicuous …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 18 EXCEPTION — s. f. Action par laquelle on excepte ; ou Ce qui n est pas soumis à la règle. Faire exception de... Par exception. Sans exception. N y a t il point d exception ? Être dans l exception de la loi. C est une exception à la règle. Ce mot fait… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 19 exception — (è ksè psion ; en vers, de quatre syllabes) s. f. 1°   Action d excepter. •   Dieu a fait quelques exceptions à cette défense générale, PASC. Prov. 14. •   Voilà qui est sans exception d âge, de sexe, de qualité, PASC. ib. 7. •   Tous les saints… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 20 exception — [[t]ɪkse̱pʃ(ə)n[/t]] ♦♦♦ exceptions 1) N COUNT: oft with the N of n, with N An exception is a particular thing, person, or situation that is not included in a general statement, judgement, or rule. Few guitarists can sing as well as they can… …

    English dictionary


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