la excepción
-the exception
See the entry for excepción.

excepción

excepción(
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (act of excluding)
a. exception
Generalmente no salgo con hombres más jóvenes, pero haré una excepción contigo.I don't usually date younger men, but I'll make an exception with you.
2. (special case)
a. exception
La palabra "mano" termina en "-o", pero es femenino. Es una excepción.The word "mano" ends in "-o," but it's feminine. It's an exception.
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excepción
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. exception
a o con excepción dewith the exception of, except for
de excepciónexceptional
excepción hecha de PérezPérez excepted
hacer una excepciónto make an exception
2. (prov)
a.
la excepción confirma la reglathe exception proves the rule
excepción
exception
asistieron todos los invitados sin excepción all the guests came without exception; un libro de excepción an exceptional book; hacer una excepción to make an exception; a o con excepción de with the exception of; except for; la excepción confirma la regla the exception proves the rule
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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