Translation: from spanish

except that

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  • except — [ek sept′, iksept′] vt. [ME excepten < OFr excepter < L exceptare, to take out, except < exceptus, pp. of excipere < ex , out + capere, to take: see HAVE] to leave out or take out; make an exception of; exclude; omit vi. Now Rare to… …   English World dictionary

  • except — ex|cept1 W2S2 [ıkˈsept] conj, prep 1.) used to introduce the only person, thing, action, fact, or situation about which a statement is not true ▪ The office is open every day except Sundays. ▪ You can have any of the cakes except this one. except …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • except — ex|cept1 [ ık sept ] function word *** Except can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun): We haven t told anyone except Leslie s dad. as a conjunction (followed by a clause or adverbial phrase): I d go and see him… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • except — I UK [ɪkˈsept] / US conjunction, preposition *** Summary: Except can be used in the following ways: as a preposition (followed by a noun): We haven t told anyone except Leslie s dad. as a conjunction (followed by a clause or adverbial phrase): I… …   English dictionary

  • except — 1 /Ik sept/ conjunction 1 except for a) apart from: Except for one old lady, the bus was empty. | The roads were clear except for a few cars. b) except for John/her/me etc leaving out or not including John, her etc: The children are all asleep… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • except*/*/*/ — [ɪkˈsept] grammar word summary: Except can be: ■ a preposition: We haven t told anyone except Leslie s dad. ■ a conjunction: I d go and see him myself, except I don t know where he lives. ■ used before a conjunction: I don t know much about the… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • except — [[t]ɪkse̱pt[/t]] ♦♦ 1) PREP You use except to introduce the only thing or person that a statement does not apply to, or a fact that prevents a statement from being completely true. I wouldn t have accepted anything except a job in Europe... I don …   English dictionary

  • except — accept, except There is little danger of confusion in spoken contexts, since all they have in common is their similar pronunciation in running discourse, but their spelling is open to confusion. David Crystal reports in his book Who Cares About… …   Modern English usage

  • except — except1 /ik sept /, 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. 3. only; with the exception (usually fol. by that):… …   Universalium

  • except — I. preposition also excepting Date: 14th century with the exclusion or exception of < daily except Sundays > II. verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French excepter, from Latin exceptare, frequentative of excipere to take out, except, from …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • except — I. /əkˈsɛpt / (say uhk sept), /ɛk / (say ek ) preposition 1. with the exclusion of; excluding; save; but: they were all there except me. –conjunction 2. Also, except that. with the exception that: parallel cases except A is younger than B. 3.… …   Australian English dictionary


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