Pronunciation: (ig-zempt'), [key]
to free from an obligation or liability to which others are subject; release: to exempt a student from an examination.
released from, or not subject to, an obligation, liability, etc.: organizations exempt from taxes.
1. a person who is exempt from an obligation, duty, etc.
2. (in Britain) exon.
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