exception

exception(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (act of excluding)
a. la excepción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I don't like getting up so early, but I'll make an exception.No me gusta levantarme tan temprano, pero haré una excepción.
2. (special case)
a. la excepción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Is this word an exception? It doesn't follow the pronunciation rule we learned yesterday.¿Esta palabra es una excepción? No sigue la regla de pronunciación que aprendimos ayer.
3. (offense)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The queen took exception to the duke's attitude and sent him to the guillotine.La reina se ofendió por la actitud del duque y lo envió a la guillotina.
You just take exception to everything she says.A ti sencillamente te ofende todo lo que ella dice.
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exception
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la excepción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to make an exception of something/for somebodyhacer una excepción con algo/con alguien
with the exception of…a excepción (hecha) de…
without exceptionsin excepción
the exception that proves the rulela excepción que confirma la regla
to take exception to somethingofenderse por algo
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exception [ɪkˈsepʃən]
noun
excepción (f)
to make an exception hacer una excepción; to take exception to sth ofenderse por algo; with the exception of a excepción de; without exception sin excepción; the exception proves the rule la excepción confirma la regla
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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