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.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'exemption' in Nouns Frequency: #2557
The numerical value of exemption in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of exemption in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I want to give Roger Goodell a fair shot to explain the tax-exemption.
You are forcing us to live with this, but you are getting an exemption.
He, Bolt, is out of the remainder of the championship on medical exemption.
Some states do have a tasting exemption in academic settings, but not New Mexico.
The last thing I would want to do is give The NCAA a free pass or a blanket exemption.
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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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