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An exception is something or someone that a general statement does not apply to.
When you are mentioning an exception, you often use the expression with the exception of.
If you want to emphasize that a general statement applies to a particular person or thing, you can say that they are no exception.
If you want to emphasize that a statement applies to all the people or things in a group, you can say that it applies to all of them without exception.
|Noun||1.||exception - a deliberate act of omission; "with the exception of the children, everyone was told the news"|
omission - neglecting to do something; leaving out or passing over something
|2.||exception - 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"|
|3.||exception - grounds for adverse criticism; "his authority is beyond exception"|
objection - the speech act of objecting
caption - taking exception; especially a quibble based on a captious argument; "a mere caption unworthy of a reply"
without exception → sans exception
with the exception of → à l'exception de
with few exceptions → à de rares exceptions près
to be an exception → être une exception
to be the exception to a rule → être l'exception à une règle
to make an exception → faire une exception
it's the exception that proves the rule → c'est l'exception qui confirme la règle
to be no exception → ne pas faire exception