HyperDic: exception

English > 3 senses of the word exception:
NOUNcognitionexception, exclusion, elisiona deliberate act of omission
cognitionexceptionan instance that does not conform to a rule or generalization
communicationexceptiongrounds for adverse criticism
exception > pronunciation
Soundsihkseh'pshahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > exception: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA deliberate act of omission.
Example"with the exception of the children, everyone was told the news"
Synonymsexclusion, elision
Broaderomissionneglecting to do something
Spanishexcepción, exceptuación, exclusión
Catalanexcepció, exclusió
Verbsexceptprevent from being included or considered or accepted
English > exception: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAn instance that does not conform to a rule or generalization.
Examples
  • the only exception was her last child"
  • "an exception tests the rule"
Broaderexample, illustration, instance, representativeAn item of information that is typical of a class or group
Spanishexcepción
Catalanexcepció
Adjectivesexceptionalfar beyond what is usual / usual in magnitude or degree
English > exception: 3 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaninggrounds for adverse criticism.
Example"his authority is beyond exception"
Narrowercaptiontaking exception
BroaderobjectionThe speech act of objecting
Spanishexcepción
Catalanexcepció
Verbsexcepttake exception to

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