- n.例外，一般情况以外的人（或事物），除外; 反对，批评; [法律]异议，反对;
- 复数: exceptions;
Most of the buildings in the town are modern, but the church is an exception.
Almost without exception those convicted were our friends and colleagues.
And the problem is that they take exception to any kind of noise whatsoever.
Few guitarists can sing as well as they can play; Eddie, however, is an exception.
He also took exception to having been spied on.
However, for many Americans today, weekend work has unfortunately become the rule rather than the exception.
Most people have no real idea how to change to healthy food, and Maureen was no exception.
Almost without exception these women fall victim to exploitation.
Marketing is applied to everything these days, and books are no exception.
Most famous political quotes are plagiarisms and this was no exception.
In virtually every sport, with the possible exception of women's gymnastics, the players are now bigger and stronger than before.
With the exception of Juan, each attained a measure of success.
There were no floral offerings at the ceremony, with the exception of a single red rose.
With the exception of teak, this is the finest wood for boat construction.
Waterfalls never fail to attract and those at the Falls of Clyde are no exception.
Yesterday was a day off for everybody, with the exception of Lawrence.
The vehicles are without exception old, rusty and dented.
All his novels are set in Italy with the exception of his last.
We should not insult them, take away their personal effects or try to exact recantations from them , but without exception should treat them sincerely and kindly.
不加侮辱, 不搜财物,不要自首, 一律以诚恳和气的态度对待之.
English people are supposed to be very reserved, but Pete is the exception that proves the rule — he'll chat to anyone!
I take strong exception to your suggestion that this action was done for financial gain.
This is considered an exception to the rule.
There's an exception to every rule.
Would you kindly make an exception for us this time?
We can make an exception in this case.
That is an exception.
All without exception were glad.
Everyone should keep discipline and you are no exception.
There is no rule without an exception.
Lodging is assigned to students of different races without exception.
With some exceptions , the oldest homes tend to be the least energy-efficient.
Few doctors would have thought that there might be an exception to this.
Some communities have agreed to share online—geneticists, for example, post DNA sequences at the GenBank repository ( ' , 库), and astronomers are accustomed to accessing images of galaxies and stars from, say, the Sloan Digital Sky Survey, a telescope that has observed some 500 million objects—but these remain the exception, not the rule.
( ' , Harvard, for example, boasts a six-year graduation rate for underrepresented minority groups of 98 percent)Christian Vazquez, a first-generation Yale graduate, is another exception, his success story setting him far apart from students such as Nijay.
With the exception of using a small microwave oven to heat food, students are not permitted to cook in their rooms.
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The researchers’ argument stems from a simple observation about social influence,with the exception of a few celebrities like Oprah Winfrey-whose outsize presence is primarily a function of media,not interpersonal,influence-even the most influential members of a population simply don’t interact with that many others.
But these sites are exceptions to the norm.
All around the world, lawyers generate more hostility than the members of any other profession—with the possible exception of journalism.
1. a deliberate act of omission;
"with the exception of the children, everyone was told the news"
2. 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. grounds for adverse criticism;
"his authority is beyond exception"
concept 观念, 概念
the exception proves the rule
(proverb)the fact that some cases do not follow a rule proves that the rule applies in all other cases
take exception to
object strongly to; be offended by
they took exception to his bohemian demeanour.
with the exception of
except; not including
with no one or nothing excluded