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English definition of “exempt”

exempt

verb [T]     /ɪɡˈzempt/
to excuse someone or something from a duty, payment, etc.: Small businesses have been exempted from the tax increase.TaxationLiberating, relaxing and releasing exemption     /-ˈzemp.ʃən/ noun [C or U] Candidates with a qualification in Chemistry have exemption from this course.TaxationFreedom to actOpportunity
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