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Definition of exempt verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



exempt somebody/something (from something/from doing something) (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they exempt
he / she / it exempts
past simple exempted
-ing form exempting
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to give or get someone's official permission not to do something or not to pay something they would normally have to do or pay His bad eyesight exempted him from military service. In 1983, charities were exempted from paying the tax.
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