Exemption - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪɡˈzempʃn|  American pronunciation of the word exemption
Brit.  |ɪɡˈzɛmpʃn|  British pronunciation of the word exemption

noun

- immunity from an obligation or duty (syn: freedom)
- 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

- an act exempting someone (syn: immunity)

Examples

They were granted exemptions from military service.

You can claim a tax exemption for each of your dependents.

You qualify for a tax exemption on the loan.

The commission granted temporary exemptions.

additional exemptions are allowed for each dependent

Word forms

noun
singular: exemption
plural: exemptions
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