Complete Definition of "exception"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/ÉkËsÉpÊÉn/
SAMPA|/@k"[email protected]/

Etymology
L. exceptio

Noun
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  1. The act of excepting or excluding; exclusion; restriction by taking out something which would otherwise be included, as in a class, statement, rule.
  2. 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.
  3. (Law) An objection, on legal grounds; also, as in conveyancing, a clause by which the grantor excepts or reserves something before the right is transferred.
  4. An objection; cavil; dissent; disapprobation; offense; cause of offense; -- usually followed by to or against.
  5. computing An interruption in normal processing, especially as caused by an error condition.

Translations
trans-top|the act of excepting or excluding; exclusion
Finnish: t|fi|poikkeus
German: Ausnahme f
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trans-top|that which is excepted or taken out from others
Finnish: t|fi|poikkeus
German: Ausnahme f
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trans-top|(law) an objection
Finnish: t|fi|ehto
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trans-top|an objection; cavil; dissent; disapprobation; offense; cause of offense
Finnish: t|fi|kritiikki, t|fi|vastustus
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trans-top|computing: an interruption in normal processing
Finnish: t|fi|virhe
German: Exception f, Ausnahmebedingung f
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ttbc|French: exception
ttbc|Spanish: excepción f
ttbc|Italian: eccezione
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