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English noun: exemption

1. exemption (state) immunity from an obligation or duty


Synonymsfreedom


Broader (hypernym)immunity, unsusceptibility


Narrower (hyponym)amnesty, diplomatic immunity, grandfather clause, impunity, indemnity

2. exemption (possession) a deduction allowed to a taxpayer because of his status (having certain dependents or being blind or being over 65 etc.)


SamplesAdditional exemptions are allowed for each dependent.


Broader (hypernym)deduction, tax deduction, tax write-off

3. exemption (act) an act exempting someone


SamplesHe was granted immunity from prosecution.


Synonymsgranting immunity, immunity


Broader (hypernym)discharge, release, waiver


Narrower (hyponym)fix, official immunity, sovereign immunity, testimonial immunity, use immunity









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