with the exception of


: not including (someone or something)
It's all here, with the exception of the sweater.
With the (notable) exception of the bland soup, the food was very good.
Everyone should be there, with the (possible) exception of my brother.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web These drugs, with the exception of aspirin, are known as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories, or NSAIDs. Macarius Mwinisungee Donneyong, Fortune Well, 21 Apr. 2023 The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said Thursday that five of the six suspects have been booked into the Tallapoosa County Jail with no bond, with the exception of the 15-year-old suspect. Alex Sundby, CBS News, 20 Apr. 2023 Annual pass holders can enter any theme park on any day after 2 p.m. without a reservation, with the exception of Magic Kingdom on Saturdays and Sundays. Carly Caramanna, Travel + Leisure, 18 Apr. 2023 Athletes can officially visit each school only once, with the exception of schools that have undergone a head-coaching change since the first visit (in which case a second visit would be allowed). Creg Stephenson | Cstephenson@al.com, al, 15 Apr. 2023 All of the other motorists, with the exception of a man on a motorcycle, were able to be identified, Grantham said. Amanda Karrh, ABC News, 7 Apr. 2023 And with the exception of Proposition 13, voters appear set to approve all bonds and ballot measures. Anchorage Daily News, 7 Apr. 2023 The legislation also expands the list of foods that can be legally prepared in one’s home and sold with the proper packaging and labels to include food items that require time or temperature controls, with the exception of raw meat and raw dairy projects. Michael Brice-saddler, Washington Post, 7 Mar. 2023 Every cultural building in the Arts District was designed by a white male, with the exception of the Meyerson Symphony Center by Chinese American I.M. Pei. Dallas News, 1 Mar. 2023 See More

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“With the exception of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/with%20the%20exception%20of. Accessed 7 Jun. 2023.

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