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Definition of Except

Except

  1. To take or leave out (anything) from a number or a whole as not belonging to it; to exclude; to omit.
  2. To object to; to protest against.
  3. To take exception; to object; -- usually followed by to, sometimes by against; as, to except to a witness or his testimony.
  4. With exclusion of; leaving or left out; excepting.
  5. Unless; if it be not so that.

Except Quotations

Nobody will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except the American people themselves and the only way they could do this is by not voting.
Franklin D. Roosevelt

The terrorists thought they would change my aims and stop my ambitions, but nothing changed in my life except this: weakness, fear and hopelessness died. Strength, power and courage were born.
Malala Yousafzai

But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads? - Albert Camus
But what is happiness except the simple harmony between a man and the life he leads?
Albert Camus

A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.
Jackie Robinson

In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
Benjamin Franklin
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Except Translations

except in Dutch is uitzonderen
except in Finnish is paitsi
except in French is sauf, hormis, exempter, excepter
except in Latin is absque (+ ablative), nisi
except in Norwegian is uten, unnta, untatt
except in Portuguese is exceto
except in Swedish is utom
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