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tr.v. ex·empt·ed, ex·empt·ing, ex·empts
1. To free from an obligation, duty, or liability to which others are subject: exempting the disabled from military service.
2. Obsolete To set apart; isolate.
1. Freed from an obligation, duty, or liability to which others are subject; excused: persons exempt from jury duty; income exempt from taxation; a beauty somehow exempt from the aging process.
2. Not subject to certain federal workplace laws or protections, especially those requiring overtime compensation: exempt employees.
3. Obsolete Set apart; isolated.
One who is exempted from an obligation, duty, or liability.

[Middle English exempten, from Old French exempter, from exempt, exempt, from Latin exemptus, past participle of eximere, to take out; see example.]

ex·empt′i·ble adj.
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