Definition of with the exception of in English:

with the exception of

phrase

  • Except; not including.

    ‘all water sports, with the exception of scuba diving, are complimentary’
    • ‘He had always been a forward and was usually very aggressive with the exception of today.’
    • ‘Outside Dublin, with the exception of North Dublin County, there was no serious rising.’
    • ‘The first half was utterly forgettable with the exception of just a few saving graces.’
    • ‘They are all here with the exception of the father, who couldn't come.’
    • ‘The two teams were on their feet for the best part of two and a half hours, with the exception of the interval break.’
    • ‘The country was isolated from any contact with the outside world, with the exception of China.’
    • ‘If someone asks me how to spell a word, with the exception of just a few, I get it right.’
    • ‘The Britpop wave never really took off in France, with the exception of Oasis and Blur, and perhaps Pulp.’
    • ‘The competition is open to all farmers with the exception of Pedigree Simmental breeders.’
    • ‘The walls were fairly bare, with the exception of two paintings on opposite walls.’
    • ‘Fishermen around the coast with the exception of the south and west would be devastated, he said.’
    • ‘Boil the water and lemon rind in a saucepan and add the remaining apricots with the exception of six halves.’
    • ‘The course on the day was in good condition with the exception of three sanded greens.’
    • ‘In those that have been implemented, children are excluded, with the exception of those with diabetes.’
    • ‘Some of our matches have been easy and with the exception of the Wexford game we have been in control of most of the games.’
    • ‘However, this year with the exception of two late departures, the rooms were brilliant.’
    • ‘Same thing happens over here as well with the exception of only a love relationship.’
    • ‘We found it impossible to go past this, with the exception of Emerald, who feasted on bacon and eggs.’
    • ‘He said that with the exception of one apartment all curtains are in place.’
    • ‘Everyone at the meeting with the exception of one was in agreement.’
    except, except for, excepting, excluding, not including, omitting, leaving out, not counting, but, besides, barring, bar, other than, exclusive of, saving, save, apart from, aside from
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