exception, exclusion, elision(noun)
a deliberate act of omission
"with the exception of the children, everyone was told the news"
an instance that does not conform to a rule or generalization
"all her children were brilliant; the only exception was her last child"; "an exception tests the rule"
grounds for adverse criticism
"his authority is beyond exception"
The act of excepting or excluding; exclusion; restriction by taking out something which would otherwise be included, as in a class, statement, rule.
That which is excepted or taken out from others; a person, thing, or case, specified as distinct, or not included; as, almost every general rule has its exceptions.
An objection, on legal grounds; also, as in conveyancing, a clause by which the grantor excepts or reserves something before the right is transferred.
An objection; cavil; dissent; disapprobation; offense; cause of offense; usually followed by to or against.
An interruption in normal processing, especially as caused by an error condition.
Origin: From the exceptio.
the act of excepting or excluding; exclusion; restriction by taking out something which would otherwise be included, as in a class, statement, rule
that which is excepted or taken out from others; a person, thing, or case, specified as distinct, or not included; as, almost every general rule has its exceptions
an objection, oral or written, taken, in the course of an action, as to bail or security; or as to the decision of a judge, in the course of a trail, or in his charge to a jury; or as to lapse of time, or scandal, impertinence, or insufficiency in a pleading; also, as in conveyancing, a clause by which the grantor excepts something before granted
an objection; cavil; dissent; disapprobation; offense; cause of offense; -- usually followed by to or against
Origin: [L. exceptio: cf. F. exception.]
"Exception" is a pop rock song recorded by the Swedish pop/rock music singer Ana Johnsson. The song was released as second single from her second studio album Little Angel on October 11, 2006. Her official Swedish website also posted that the song it to be the theme song to the Swedish thriller movie Exit, which premiered October 6, 2006 in Sweden. The single debuted at number ten in the Swedish Singles Charts. In Japan, the song debuted at number 69 in the chart and moved up to number 65 in its next week. Swedish singer Dilba co-wrote the song with Johnsson and provides some of the backing vocals on the track. Kasper Lindgren from Prime STH plays the drums on the track.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'exception' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3387
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'exception' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3504
Rank popularity for the word 'exception' in Nouns Frequency: #1039
The numerical value of exception in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of exception in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It is well to remember that the entire universe, with one trifling exception, is composed of others.
Humans are the only animals that have children on purpose with the exception of guppies, who like to eat theirs.
Nothing travels faster than the speed of light with the possible exception of bad news, which obeys its own special laws.
Some of our guys took exception to it and I think they took even a little more exception when he started yelling at our dugout.
We're talking about ringing the United States, with the exception of the Canadian border, where the Russian bombers don't need to go.
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Translations for exception
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- изключение, отвод, изключване, възражениеBulgarian
- excepcióCatalan, Valencian
- Ausnahmebedingung, Ausnahme, ExceptionGerman
- esceptado, esceptoEsperanto
- poikkeus, vastustus, virhe, ehto, kritiikkiFinnish
- fàgail a-machScottish Gaelic
- hāungatanga, rerengaMāori
- exceção, exceptionPortuguese
- iznimka, izuzetak, izuzećeSerbo-Croatian
- istisna, olağandışı durumTurkish
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