exception

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From Anglo-Norman excepcioun, from Old French excepcion, from Latin exceptio.

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exception (plural exceptions)

  1. The act of excepting or excluding; exclusion; restriction by taking out something which would otherwise be included, as in a class, statement, rule.
  2. That which is excepted or taken out from others; a person, thing, or case, specified as distinct, or not included; as, almost every general rule has its exceptions.
  3. (law) An objection, on legal grounds; also, as in conveyancing, a clause by which the grantor excepts or reserves something before the right is transferred.
  4. An objection; cavil; dissent; disapprobation; offense; cause of offense; — usually followed by to or against.
  5. (computing) An interruption in normal processing, especially as caused by an error condition.

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French[edit]

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From Latin exceptiō.

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exception f (plural exceptions)

  1. exception

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exception f (plural exceptions)

  1. (computing) exception (an interruption in normal processing)

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