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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to leave out)
a. to except
La institución exceptuó a los extranjeros de algunas obligaciones.The institution excepted foreigners from some obligations.
b. to exclude
La directora decidió exceptuar un libro de la lista por ser un tanto controversial.The school's principal decided to exclude a book from the list for being somewhat controversial.
c. to exempt
El gobierno federal exceptuó ciertos productos de sus impuestos.The federal government exempted some products from their taxes.
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (to be left out)
a. to be excluded
Nadie puede exceptuarse de la competencia por su sexo, raza o religión.No one can be excluded from the competition because of his sex, race, or religion.
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (excluir)
a. to exclude
2. (eximir)
a. to exempt
exceptuando a…excluding…
se exceptúa a los menores de 16 añoschildren under the age of 16 are exempt
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transitive verb
1 (excluir) to except; exclude
exceptuando a uno de ellos except for o with the exception of (formal) one of them
2 (Jur) to exempt
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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