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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·cep·tion /ɪkˈsɛpʃən/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 例外 EXPT

From: Network Terminology

 異常 例外

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·cep·tion n.
 1. The act of excepting or excluding; exclusion; restriction by taking out something which would otherwise be included, as in a class, statement, rule.
 2. That which is excepted or taken out from others; a person, thing, or case, specified as distinct, or not included; as, almost every general rule has its exceptions.
 Such rare exceptions, shining in the dark,
 Prove, rather than impeach, the just remark.   --Cowper.
 Note: Often with to.
    That proud exception to all nature's laws.   --Pope.
 3. Law An objection, oral or written, taken, in the course of an action, as to bail or security; or as to the decision of a judge, in the course of a trail, or in his charge to a jury; or as to lapse of time, or scandal, impertinence, or insufficiency in a pleading; also, as in conveyancing, a clause by which the grantor excepts something before granted.
 4. An objection; cavil; dissent; disapprobation; offense; cause of offense; -- usually followed by to or against.
    I will never answer what exceptions they can have against our account [relation].   --Bentley.
    He . . . took exception to the place of their burial.   --Bacon.
    She takes exceptions at your person.   --Shak.
 Bill of exceptions Law, a statement of exceptions to the decision, or instructions of a judge in the trial of a cause, made for the purpose of putting the points decided on record so as to bring them before a superior court or the full bench for review.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a deliberate act of omission; "with the exception of the
           children, everyone was told the news" [syn: exclusion,
      2: an instance that does not conform to a rule or
         generalization; "all her children were brilliant; the only
         exception was her last child"; "an exception tests the
      3: grounds for adverse criticism; "his authority is beyond