Definitions for exemptionɪgˈzɛmp ʃən
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word exemption
immunity from an obligation or duty
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"
exemption, immunity, granting immunity(noun)
an act exempting someone
"he was granted immunity from prosecution"
An act of exempting.
The state of being exempt; immunity.
A deduction from the normal amount of taxes.
Freedom from a defect or weakness.
Origin: From Old and modern French exemption, or from exemptio, from eximere
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
Origin: [L. exemptio a removing: cf. F. exemption exemption.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'exemption' in Nouns Frequency: #2557
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I want to give Roger Goodell a fair shot to explain the tax-exemption.
The last thing I would want to do is give The NCAA a free pass or a blanket exemption.
We are pleased that the Department of Labor has granted our QPAM exemption following a rigorous evaluation process.
I certainly hope that (the GAO exemption) will continue and I will try to forcefully make the case to why it is important.
I don’t know if you call it an exemption, i just need special permission from the architectural committee to be able to display it.
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Translations for exemption
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- Befreiung, Freisein, Freistellung, FreibetragGerman
- verovähennys, koskemattomuus, vapauttaminen, vähennys, vapautusFinnish
- ontheffing, vrijstellingDutch
- dispensjon, immunitet, fritagelse, fradragNorwegian
- льгота, освобождение, иммунитет, исключениеRussian
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