Definitions for exemptionɪgˈzɛmp ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exemption, freedom(noun)

    immunity from an obligation or duty

  2. exemption(noun)

    a deduction allowed to a taxpayer because of his status (having certain dependents or being blind or being over 65 etc.)

    "additional exemptions are allowed for each dependent"

  3. exemption, immunity, granting immunity(noun)

    an act exempting someone

    "he was granted immunity from prosecution"


  1. exemption(Noun)

    An act of exempting.

  2. exemption(Noun)

    The state of being exempt; immunity.

  3. exemption(Noun)

    A deduction from the normal amount of taxes.

  4. exemption(Noun)

    Freedom from a defect or weakness.

  5. Origin: From Old and modern French exemption, or from exemptio, from eximere

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exemption(noun)

    the act of exempting; the state of being exempt; freedom from any charge, burden, evil, etc., to which others are subject; immunity; privilege; as, exemption of certain articles from seizure; exemption from military service; exemption from anxiety, suffering, etc

  2. Origin: [L. exemptio a removing: cf. F. exemption exemption.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'exemption' in Nouns Frequency: #2557

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • إعفاءArabic
  • освобождаванеBulgarian
  • Befreiung, Freisein, Freistellung, FreibetragGerman
  • απαλλαγήGreek
  • verovähennys, koskemattomuus, vapauttaminen, vähennys, vapautusFinnish
  • exemptionFrench
  • pembebasanIndonesian
  • whakawāteatangaMāori
  • ontheffing, vrijstellingDutch
  • dispensjon, immunitet, fritagelse, fradragNorwegian
  • льгота, освобождение, иммунитет, исключениеRussian

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