Translation of exception in Spanish:

exception

excepción, n.

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

noun

  • 1

    (sth different, unusual)
    excepción feminine
    • There are always exceptions to the rule, but in general I think this is true.
    • Most give pretty basic info with not a lot of flash, but there are always exceptions to the rule.
    • Mr Gray believes the road should be treated as an exception to the rules because it is terraced.
    • I know it's a generalisation, and I'm always open to see the exceptions to the rule.
    • Meldrew and Greengrass, though, are the exceptions rather than the rule, she says.
    • 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.
    • An exception to this general rule is formed by a cheque which bears on its front the letter R.
    • There are a number of well-established exceptions to the general rule and their list is not closed.
    • There were only a few exceptions to this general pattern of noninvolvement.
    • Luckily there is always an exception to every rule and this one is no different.
    • I have a friend and neighbour called Peter Thomson who is an exception to the general rule.
    • There is an endless list of possible exceptions to this general outlook that may arise during the game.
    • While no two life sentences will be identical, exceptions to this general pattern will be rare.
    • A capable display by the man in the middle is now the exception rather than the rule.
    • In general the few exceptions are not allowed to be used as arguments for making bad law.
    • Those sort of mechanical problems are the exception rather than the rule nowadays.
    • Now the state welfare budget is being cut, and new rules will end these exceptions.
    • The young girl featured in your article is the exception to the rule and I admire her for it.
    • The exceptions to the rule are on our coasts and hills - just where objectors do not want them to be.
  • 2

    (exclusion)
    excepción feminine
    to make an exception hacer una excepción