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Exemption

Ex`emp´tion
n.1.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.
Noun1.exemption - immunity from an obligation or duty
Synonyms: freedom
2.exemption - 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 - an act exempting someone; "he was granted immunity from prosecution"

EXEMPTION. A privilege which dispenses with the general rule; for example, in Pennsylvania, and perhaps in all the other states, clergymen are exempt from serving on juries. Exemptions are generally allowed, not for the benefit of the individual, but for some public advantage.

absolution, allowance, amnesty, cession, charter, circumscription, concession, diplomatic immunity, discharge, dispensation, exception, exclusion, exculpation, excuse, exoneration, extenuating circumstances, franchise, freedom, grace, grain of salt, grant, hedge, hedging, immunity, impunity, indemnity, legislative immunity, liberty, license, limitation, mental reservation, modification, nolle prosequi, non prosequitur, nonprosecution, pardon, patent, permission, privilege, qualification, redemption, release, remission, remission of sin, reprieve, reservation, restriction, salvo, shrift, sparing, special case, special treatment, specialness, specification, stay, waiver
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