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noun as in leaving out

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The pandemic has shaken up plans for everyone, and weddings are no exception.

From Fortune

There are exceptions, of course, and Wade cited the Minnesota Lynx as a team that “really gets up in your grill.”

Disasters always tend to hit the most vulnerable among us hardest, and the pandemic is no exception.

A notable exception was Wisconsin, where 75 percent of votes were cast absentee despite nothing being mailed to them.

Although the SARS-CoV-2 virus is most often fatal in patients who are elderly or have chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, heart disease or high blood pressure, exceptions that bring down apparently healthy young people are commonplace.

The same Pediatrics journal notes that 17 states have some form of exception to the standard parental consent requirement.

With the exception of New Hampshire, Paul has not demonstrated potential enthusiasm in the early primary states.

None of her last five movies (with the exception of an Ice Age sequel she voiced) has grossed more than $50 million.

No crimes were committed by Sony with the possible exception of all those Adam Sandler movies they insist on making.

Mary Soames is an exception to the rule that gilded offspring endure life rather than enjoy it.

Dean Swift was indeed a misanthrope by theory, however he may have made exception to private life.

The first steam rolling mill, with the exception of the one at Soho, was put up at Bradley ironworks.

All the banks in the city of New York without exception, and by common consent, stop specie payments.

In fact, Monte Irvin had made a success of every affair in life with the lamentable exception of his marriage.

The cereals and grasses form an exception to this rule, for in them it is an abundant and important element.


On this page you'll find 82 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to exception, such as: omission, barring, debarment, exclusion, expulsion, and rejection.

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