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exempt (not comparable)
- Free from a duty or obligation.
- In their country all women are exempt from military service.
- His income is so small that it is exempt from tax.
- (of an employee or his position) Not entitled to overtime pay when working overtime.
- (obsolete) Cut off; set apart.
- (obsolete) Extraordinary; exceptional.
- 1614–1615, Homer, “The Sixth Book of Homer’s Odysseys”, in Geo[rge] Chapman, transl., Homer’s Odysses. […], London: […] Rich[ard] Field [and William Jaggard], for Nathaniell Butter, published 1615, →OCLC; republished in The Odysseys of Homer, […], volume I, London: John Russell Smith, […], 1857, →OCLC:
- Dymas daughter, from comparison / Exempt in business naval
free from duty or obligation
exempt (plural exempts)
- One who has been released from something.
- (historical) A type of French police officer.
- 1840, William Makepeace Thackeray, “Cartouche”, in The Paris Sketch Book:
- with this he slipped through the exempts quite unsuspected, and bade adieu to the Lazarists and his honest father […].
- (UK) One of four officers of the Yeomen of the Royal Guard, having the rank of corporal; an exon.
one who has been released from something
- (transitive) To grant (someone) freedom or immunity from.
- Citizens over 45 years of age were exempted from military service.
to grant freedom or immunity from
- (architecture) freestanding
- columnes exemptes ― freestanding columns
- (art) in the round
- una escultura exempta ― a sculpture in the round
exempt m (plural exempts)
- “exempt”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
Declension of exempt