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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of except.

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Examples

  • He represented Mecklenburg in the lower branch of the state legislature from 1778 to 1792; one term excepted, that of 1790.

    The Harris Letters

  • If, on the other hand, baiting restrictions are aimed at hunters as a "fair chase" argument, then I don't think filming/photography is the same as hunting and should be excepted from the law.

    On Baiting For The Camera

  • (This thread, some of its odder moments excepted, is a happy contrast to that).

    Matthew Yglesias » Teaching Reading Right

  • Also, newspapers and shopping circulars eligible for a high-density rate – those distributed to 90 percent of addresses in an area – are excepted from the droop rule, Heath said.

    Newspaper Droop Test: Postal Service Charging More For 'Droopy' Items

  • Mr. Obama has offended no one (a silly tiff with John McCain excepted).

    October 2006

  • As early as 1801 it was found necessary to send a squadron into the Mediterranean for the protection of our commerce, and no period has intervened, a short term excepted, when it was thought advisable to withdraw it.

    James Monroe: Second Inaugural Address

  • In some instances, we may find it necessary to ask that they may be excepted from the proposed tariff cuts, either partially or completely, or that they be allowed a longer phase-in period than that applied to other industries.

    Canada and the Trade Negotiations

  • Mediterranean for the protection of our commerce and no period has intervened, a short term excepted, when it was thought advisable to withdraw it.

    United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches

  • Mediterranean for the protection of our commerce, and no period has intervened, a short term excepted, when it was thought advisable to withdraw it.

    US Presidential Inaugural Addresses

  • The following positions are those excepted from the competitive service to which appointments may be made without examination by the Commission, and constitute Schedule A of the Civil Service Rules:

    EXECUTIVE ORDER 9830

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