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except
British English: /ɪkˈsɛpt/
, /ɛkˈsɛpt/
American English: /ɪkˈsɛpt/

Translation of except in Italian:

preposition

There are four frequently used translations for except when used as a preposition: by far the most frequent of these is tranne ( every day except Sundays = tutti i giorni tranne la domenica); the others are eccetto, fatta eccezione per and all'infuori di. Note, however, that in what/ where/ who questions, except is translated by se non. - For examples and the phrases except for and except that, see the entry below.
  • 1everybody except Lisa
    tutti tranne Lisa
    nothing except
    nient'altro che
    nobody except
    nessuno eccetto
    except when except if
    a meno che (non)
    except that …
    salvo che …
    who could have done it except him?
    chi avrebbe potuto farlo se non lui?
    where could she be except at home?
    dove potrebbe essere se non a casa?
  • 2
    also: except for
    salvo per o fatta eccezione per

conjunction

[archaic]
  • except he be dead
    a meno che non sia morto

transitive verb

  • from da
    not excepting
    senza escludere o compreso
    present company excepted
    esclusi i presenti

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