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American English: /ɪɡˈzɛm(p)t/
British English: /ɪɡˈzɛm(p)t/
, /ɛɡˈzɛm(p)t/

transitive verb

  • to exempt somebody from something
    eximir or exonerar a alguien de algo


  • to be exempt from something
    estar exento de algo
    to be exempt from -ing
    estar eximido de + infinitive
    exempt from tax
    exento or libre de impuestos
    Example sentences
    • The national department is to amend current exemption procedures and criteria later this year to ensure all those who cannot pay fees are duly exempt from doing so.
    • Book stores, corner stores and TV shops are also exempt from the bylaw.
    • As a middle-aged baby boomer, I am certainly not exempt from the wishes and dreams of the anti-aging movement.
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