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exemptverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪɡˈzempt/
to excuse someone or something from a duty, payment, etc.: Small businesses have been exempted from the tax increase.
exemption
noun [C or U] uk   us   /-ˈzemp.ʃən/
Candidates with a qualification in Chemistry have exemption from this course.

exemptadjective

uk   us   /ɪɡˈzempt/
with special permission not to do or pay something: Goods exempt from this tax include books and children's clothes. Pregnant women are exempt from dental charges under the current health system.
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