exceptive

Related to exceptive: receptive, acceptive

ex·cep·tive

 (ĭk-sĕp′tĭv)
adj.
1. Of, being, or containing an exception.
2. Archaic Captious; faultfinding.

exceptive

(ɪkˈsɛptɪv)
adj
relating to or forming an exception
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They also looked at the exceptive spotlight on teaching and learning and discerning variations between Andragogy and Pedagogy.
Among the examples is the exceptive sensibility towards the losses, the tendency for status quo maintenance, not recognizing the sunk and the alternative expenses, the effect of possessing, the putting of frames, the mental reckonings, reading the relative instead the absolute assessments.
It is a universally quantified proposition that contains no exceptive clauses.
In this paper, we will focus on how people understand and think with the exceptive conditional, found in constructions such as 'the women can take this drug except if she is allergic to the penicillin'.
In the last decade, the mental representations underlying comprehension and reasoning from negative exceptive conditionals, such as the Spanish excepto si, salvo si (= English: except if), a no ser que, and a menos que (= English: unless), have attracted the attention of linguists (Dancygier & Sweetser, 2005; Declerk & Reed, 2000; Lycan, 2001, Montolio, 2000), philosophers (Fillenbaum, 1986; Reichenbach, 1947; Quine, 1972) and cognitive psychologists (Espino, Sanchez-Curbelo, Garcia, & Estupinan, 2013; Garcia-Madruga, Carriedo, Moreno-Rios, Gutierrez, & Schaeken, 2008; Garcia-Madruga, Carriedo, & Moreno-Rios, 2011; Garcia-Madruga, Gutierrez, Carriedo, Moreno-Rios, & Johnson-Laird, 2002; Gomez-Veiga, Garcia-Madruga, & MorenoRios, 2012).
Basically, article 6/4 is an exceptive clause: "If, in spite of a negative assessment of the implications for the site and in the absence of alternative solutions, a plan or project must nevertheless be carried out for imperative reasons of overriding public interest, including those of a social or economic nature, the Member State shall take all compensatory measures necessary to ensure that the overall coherence of Natura 2000 is protected" (emphasis added).
Thanks to the exceptive, changeable, non-principle and back-and-forth statements and steps by the official Yerevan, Armenia has found
The synonyms that can be used interchangeably with critical include afflictive, crucial, decisive, essential, urgent, vital, analytical, diagnostic, penetrating, reproachful, acute, conclusive, consequential, exceptive, high-priority, integral, momentous, pivotal, pressing, risky, significant, and strategic (Online Etymology Dictionary, n.
When the conclusions from the preceding chapters are combined, Conklin concludes that the sequence ki which cannot be adversative ("but, rather") or exceptive ("except, only") in context, must be understood as two independent particles: the first (kI) serves to indicate that the following clause is to be understood as an oath, and the second ('im) couches the oath's content in the familiar conditional format.
This sentence may be interpreted in terms of two possibilities: the first asserts a probable outcome: 'President Zapatero will not win the 2012 election' (not-A); the second the unique, exceptive situation in which President Zapatero might win: by achieving clear economic growth (B and A).
While Section 501(c)(4) is also used as a catch-all provision for organizations that provide a significant public benefit but resist classification under the other exceptive provisions of Section 501(c), id.