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excepting

[ik-sep-ting] /ɪkˈsɛp tɪŋ/
preposition
1.
excluding; barring; saving; with the exception of; except:
Excepting the last chapter, the book is finished.
conjunction
2.
Archaic. except; unless; save.
Origin
1540-1550
1540-50; except2 + -ing2
Related forms
nonexcepting, adjective
unexcepting, adjective
Synonyms
1. See except1 .
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British Dictionary definitions for non-excepting

excepting

/ɪkˈsɛptɪŋ/
preposition
1.
excluding; except; except for (esp in the phrase not excepting)
conjunction
2.
an archaic word for unless
Usage note
The use of excepting is considered by many people to be acceptable only after not, only, or without. Elsewhere except is preferred: every country agreed to the proposal except (not excepting) Spain; he was well again except for (not excepting) a slight pain in his chest
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