apart from

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apart from

Also, aside from. Besides, except for. For example, Apart from jogging occasionally in the park, she gets no exercise, or Aside from Sunday dinner with his parents they have not gone out for months. The first term dates from the early 1600s, the variant from the early 1800s.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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