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English definition of “exempt”

exempt

verb [T]
 
 
/ɪɡˈzempt/ formal
to officially say that someone does not have to do something or pay for something: [often passive] Students are exempted from payment.TaxationFreedom to actOpportunity
exemption
 
 
/ɪɡˈzempʃən/ noun [C, U]
(Definition of exempt verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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