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ex•cept



Pronunciation: (ik-sept'), [key]
prep.
1. with the exclusion of; excluding; save; but: They were all there except me.
2. except for, if it were not for: She would travel more except for lack of money.

conj.
1. only; with the exception (usually fol. by that): parallel cases except that one is younger than the other.
2. otherwise than; but (fol. by an adv., phrase, or clause): well fortified except here.
3. Archaic.unless.

ex•cept



Pronunciation: (ik-sept'), [key]
v.t.
to exclude; leave out: present company excepted.

v.i.
to object (usually fol. by to or against): to except to a statement; to except against a witness.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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