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Exception

Definition

[n] a deliberate act of omission; "with the exception of the children, everyone was told the news"
[n] 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"
[n] grounds for adverse criticism; "his authority is beyond exception"


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Synonyms

elision, exclusion