Translation of exception in Spanish:


excepción, n.

Pronunciation: /ɪkˈsɛpʃ(ə)n//ɪkˈsɛpʃ(ə)n//ɛkˈsɛpʃ(ə)n/


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    • 1.1(sth different, unusual)

      excepción feminine
      the exception proves the rule la excepción confirma la regla
      • A capable display by the man in the middle is now the exception rather than the rule.
      • Now the state welfare budget is being cut, and new rules will end these exceptions.
      • I know it's a generalisation, and I'm always open to see the exceptions to the rule.
      • In general the few exceptions are not allowed to be used as arguments for making bad law.
      • The young girl featured in your article is the exception to the rule and I admire her for it.
      • Those sort of mechanical problems are the exception rather than the rule nowadays.
      • Luckily there is always an exception to every rule and this one is no different.
      • While no two life sentences will be identical, exceptions to this general pattern will be rare.
      • Mr Gray believes the road should be treated as an exception to the rules because it is terraced.
      • There are a number of well-established exceptions to the general rule and their list is not closed.
      • I have a friend and neighbour called Peter Thomson who is an exception to the general rule.
      • Some play this rule with the exception that a spread of three aces can be held.
      • An exception puts a rule to test, it does not and cannot prove it in any way.
      • There were only a few exceptions to this general pattern of noninvolvement.
      • The exceptions to the rule are on our coasts and hills - just where objectors do not want them to be.
      • Most give pretty basic info with not a lot of flash, but there are always exceptions to the rule.
      • An exception to this general rule is formed by a cheque which bears on its front the letter R.
      • Meldrew and Greengrass, though, are the exceptions rather than the rule, she says.
      • There are always exceptions to the rule, but in general I think this is true.
      • There is an endless list of possible exceptions to this general outlook that may arise during the game.

    • 1.2(exclusion)

      excepción feminine
      with the exception of sth/sb con / a excepción de algo/algn
      • without exception sin excepción
      • to make an exception hacer una excepción

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    to take exception to sth ofenderse por algo
    • I take exception to that remark ese comentario me parece ofensivo