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English definition of “tax-exempt”

tax-exempt

adjective uk   /ˌtæks.ɪɡˈzempt/ us  
used to describe a product, service, or financial arrangement on which no taxes have to be paid: The poorest families pay no grocery tax because their food stamp purchases are tax-exempt. used to describe a person or an organization that does not have to pay tax: the tax-exempt status of college athletic departments
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