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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exemption  \Ex*emp"tion\,  n.  [L.  exenptio  a  removing:  cf  F. 
  exemption  exemption.] 
  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 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  exemption 
  n  1:  immunity  from  an  obligation  or  duty  [syn:  {freedom}] 
  2:  an  act  exempting  someone  "he  was  granted  immunity  from 
  prosecution"  [syn:  {immunity},  {granting  immunity}] 




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