without exception


used to say that a statement is true in all or almost all cases
Without exception, his books have been widely read and admired.
The critics have praised her films almost without exception.

Examples of without exception in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The ad published by Griffin's campaign said Durant supports letting Virginia ban abortions without exception. Laura Romero, ABC News, 29 Sep. 2023 Almost without exception, the interns come from the most prestigious universities in their regions, some boasting math Olympiad Gold prizes or math doctorates from Stanford University in California. Lulu Yilun Chen, Fortune, 29 Aug. 2023 The independent producers must agree to all of the terms, without exception, including the very proposals that the AMPTP rejected. Kalia Richardson, Rolling Stone, 15 Aug. 2023 And these Ukrainians have also encountered, almost without exception, unlikely, sometimes uncomfortable acts of solidarity from ordinary Russians. Masha Gessen, The New Yorker, 14 Aug. 2023 Period, without exception’ by Ellie Austin What Nike got right and Anheuser-Busch got wrong in Dylan Mulvaney controversies, according to GLAAD president by Emma Hinchliffe This edition of CEO Daily was curated by Nicholas Gordon. Peter Vanham, Fortune, 12 July 2023 Part of what makes Finkel’s book so much fun is that, without exception, those strategies are insane. Kathryn Schulz, The New Yorker, 19 June 2023 Almost without exception, my older neighbors make eye contact, smile, and say hello. Amy Dickinson, Detroit Free Press, 11 June 2023 The only places willing to accept anyone without exception are the unlicensed hotel rooms. Rebecca Ellis, Los Angeles Times, 28 May 2023 See More

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“Without exception.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/without%20exception. Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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