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except

[ek′sept]
(mathematics)
A logical operator which has the property that if P and Q are two statements, then the statement “P except Q” is true only when P alone is true; it is false for the other three combinations (P false Q false, P false Q true, and P true Q true).
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My niece is a very exceptional person, and I am not inclined to sit still while she throws herself away on those who will not appreciate her.
Of course I don't know anything about his intimate life but a whisper or two have reached me, like that, floating in the air, and I could hardly suppose that he would find an exceptional resistance in that quarter of all others.
I never met anybody personally concerned in this affair, the interest of which for us was, of course, not the bad weather but the extraordinary complication brought into the ship's life at a moment of exceptional stress by the human element below her deck.
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