exception

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ɪkˈsɛpʃən/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ɪkˈsɛpʃən/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ik sepshən)


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exception

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a few [notable, major, significant] exceptions
  2. exceptions in [English] grammar
  3. we'll make an exception [this time, just this once, in your case]
  4. must be [completed, done, paid, filled in] with no exceptions
  5. [fill it in] without exception
  6. with the exception of those [who, which]
  7. [yesterday, last night, the last game] was no exception
  8. have only found [three] exceptions
  9. check the [list, database, records] for exceptions
  10. are all [mandatory, official, licensed] with the exception of
  11. an exception to the rule
  12. the exception that proves the rule
  13. are exceptions for certain [cases, conditions, people]
  14. took exception to what I [said, did, wrote]
  15. took exception to one [issue, point, item]
  16. took exception to their [comments, remarks, insinuations]
  17. his [decision, speech, article] is liable to exception
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