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English definition of “exempt”

exempt

adjective [not gradable]    /ɪɡˈzempt/
not having to obey a rule or to do something that is usually necessary: Nonprofit organizations are exempt from taxes. exempt    /ɪɡˈzemt/ verb [T] The governor plans to exempt small businesses from the tax increase.
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