Associations to the word «Exemption»


EXEMPTION, noun. An act of exempting.
EXEMPTION, noun. The state of being exempt; immunity.
EXEMPTION, noun. A deduction from the normal amount of taxes.
EXEMPTION, noun. Freedom from a defect or weakness.

Dictionary definition

EXEMPTION, noun. Immunity from an obligation or duty.
EXEMPTION, noun. 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, noun. An act exempting someone; "he was granted immunity from prosecution".

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