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exception

ik sep shuhn

  • n  a deliberate act of omission
    with the exception of the children, everyone was told the news
  • n  an instance that does not conform to a rule or generalization; the only exception was her last child"
    an exception tests the rule
  • n  grounds for adverse criticism
    his authority is beyond exception

  • If Abercrombie Fitch had made an exception of its Look Policy for Elauf a "reasonable accommodation" would that move have hurt the Abercrombie brand?.
  • Private investigators would like a similar exception to help them catch bad actors.
  • The exception was Ann, the quiet young woman in the corner who began to hang out with Obama and his friends that fall.
News & Articles

  • San Francisco 49ers: 5 Players Firmly on the Roster Bubble
    With the exception of the Michael Crabtree injury, everything has gone as usual for Jim Harbaugh and his San Francisco 49ers .  Of course, the offseason did have some notable headlines. From the signing of an Olympian to a rather noteworthy rookie receiver who loves to be early, and lest not forget the heartwarming story of Niners draft pick, Marcus Lattimore, the offseason was interesting to ...
    June 24, 2013 - Bleacher Report
  • Phillies Notes: Stutes placed on DL with biceps tendinitis
    Bad news almost always follows the bad baseball for the Phillies these days, and Sunday was no exception. Immediately after the team completed its disappointing homestand with an 8-0 loss to the New York Mets, the Phillies announced that righthander Michael Stutes had been placed on the disabled list with biceps tendinitis.
    June 24, 2013 - The Philadelphia Inquirer
  • On verge of sweep in K.C., Sox drop the ball again
    Eighth-inning errors by Crain, Ramirez keep team from building momentum KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With the exception of equipment bags being zipped and the clanking of dinner plates, silence dominated the visitors' clubhouse Sunday after the White Sox's baffling 7-6 loss to the Royals.        
    June 23, 2013 - Chicago Tribune
Quotes

  • Al Gore in Reuters India
    It's not a political issue, it's a moral issue,Gore said of global warming, "We have everything we need to get started with the possible exception of the will to act," he said.
  • Vijay Mallya in Khabrein.info
    Vijay Mallya, chairman and team principal, said: "Giancarlo and his management team approached me yesterday with the proposal from Ferrari. For any Italian driver, a Ferrari race seat is a long-held dream and for Giancarlo it was no exception."
  • Bill Keller in ABC News
    Keller said, "This story was no exception. It was a long time in the works. It reached my desk late Tuesday afternoon. After a final edit and a routine check by our lawyers, we published it."

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