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We found 46 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word exception:
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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. exception: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. exception: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. exception: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. exception: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. exception: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. exception: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Exception, exception: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. exception: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. exception: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. exception: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. exception: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. exception: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. exception: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. exception: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. exception: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. exception: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  17. Exception (computer science), Exception (programming), Exception (video game), Exception, The Exception: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Exception: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. exception: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. exception: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. exception, exception (f): AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. exception: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Exception: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  24. exception: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. exception: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. exception: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. exception: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. exception: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (10 matching dictionaries)
  1. Exception: MoneyGlossary.com [home, info]
  2. exception: Webster's New World Law Dictionary [home, info]
  3. exception: Law.com Dictionary [home, info]
  4. exception: Everybody's Legal Dictionary [home, info]
  5. exception: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  6. Exception: Bloomberg Financial Glossary [home, info]
  7. EXCEPTION: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  8. exception: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  9. exception: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  10. exception: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. exception: Free On-line Dictionary of Computing [home, info]
  2. Exception(computing), Exception (computer science), Exception (computing), Exception (programming), exception: Encyclopedia [home, info]
  3. Exception: Windows API Guide [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. exception: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. exception: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. exception: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (exception)

noun:  a deliberate act of omission ("With the exception of the children, everyone was told the news")
noun:  an instance that does not conform to a rule or generalization ("The only exception was her last child")
noun:  grounds for adverse criticism ("His authority is beyond exception")

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