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part of speech: noun

The act of excepting or excluding from a number designated, or from a description; exclusion; as, all voted for the bill, with the exception of five; " He doth deny his prisoners but with proviso and exception."- Shak.: exclusion from what is comprehended in a general rule or proposition- sometimes, though rarely, with to; " Let the money be raised on land, with an exception to some of the more barren parts, that might be tax free."- Addison: that which is excepted, excluded, or separated from others in a general description; the person or thing specified as distinct or not included; as, almost every general rule has its exceptions; an objection; that which is or may be offered in opposition to a rule, proposition, statement, or allegation- with to; sometimes with against; " I will answer what exceptions he can have against our account."- Bentley: objection with dislike; offence; slight anger or resentment- with at or against, but more commonly with to, and generally used with take; as, to take exception at a severe remark; to take exception to what was said; " Roderigo, thou hast taken against me an exception."- Shak.: in law ( a) the denial of what is alleged and considered as valid by the other party, either in point of law or in pleading; a denial of a matter alleged in bar to an action; an allegation against the sufficiency of an answer; it is a stop or stay to an action, and it is either dilatory or peremptory: ( b) a clause by which the grantor of a deed excepts something before granted, as when having disposed of a house a particular room is excepted from the same.

part of speech: noun

The act of excluding or leaving out of a certain number; that which is excluded or separated from others; the person or thing not included; an objection; dislike; slight offence taken; a saving clause in a formal writing.

part of speech: noun

The act of omitting; omission; exclusion; objection; offense taken.

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