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EN[ɛˈksɛpt] [ɪˈksɛpt] [-ɛpt]
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    Definition of except in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGexceptsPRexceptingPT, PPexcepted
    1. VT To exclude; to specify as being an exception.
      1. VI To take exception, to object (to or against).
        1. to except to a witness or his testimony
    2. Conjunction
      1. With the exception (that); used to introduce a clause, phrase or adverb forming an exception or qualification to something previously stated.
        1. You look a bit like my sister, except she has longer hair.  I never made fun of her except teasingly. ‎
      2. (archaic) Unless; used to introduce a hypothetical case in which an exception may exist.
      3. Preposition
        1. With the exception of; but.
          1. There was nothing in the cupboard except a tin of beans. ‎
      4. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Gene Nelson, Warner Bros fleetfooted terper, is going to try going straight in more than one sense. In Dont Cry Baby he won't dance except to a theoretical piper
          • They never seemed to want anything, even at the sutler's store, though the Lord knows there wasn't much there they could want except tanglefoot and tobacco.
          • Incesulu and colleagues say that except cochlear or cochleovestibular nerve agenesis, inner ear malformations cannot be accepted as a contraindication for cochlear implantation.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Conjunctions
          • Prepositions
            • Verbs
              • Intransitive verbs
                • Transitive verbs
              Related Links:
              1. en exception
              2. fr exception
              3. en excepting
              4. en exceptions
              5. fr exceptions
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              Meaning of except for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "except" is a conjunction. It's also a preposition. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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