except

except
preposition
1. (not including) 
a. excepto 
I have visited all Central American countries except Panama.He visitado todos los países centroamericanos, excepto Panamá.
b. salvo 
I lost all of my keys except the one to my house.Perdí todas mis llaves salvo la de mi casa.
transitive verb
2. (to exclude) 
a. exceptuar 
Smoking is not permitted, present company excepted.No se permite fumar, exceptuando a los aquí presentes.
except
preposition
1. (general) 
a. excepto, salvo 
nobody except himnadie salvo él
except fora excepción de, exceptuando
we would have lost, except for youde no ser or a no ser por ti, habríamos perdido
the dress is ready except for the buttonsmenos or salvo los botones, el vestido está listo
he's my best friend, except for you, of coursees mi mejor amigo, aparte de ti, claro está
except thatsólo que
except whensalvo cuando
transitive verb
2. (general) 
a. exceptuar, excluir 
present company exceptedexceptuando a los aquí presentes
not excepting…incluyendo a…
except [ɪkˈsept]
preposition
except (for) excepto; salvo; menos; except that/if/when/where etc salvo que/si/cuando/donde etc; there is nothing we can do except wait no nos queda otra (cosa) que esperar
transitive verb
excluir; exceptuar;from de
present company excepted con excepción de los presentes
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