Definition of 'exempt'

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It is already subsidising purchase of electric vehicles by up to 4,500 and they are exempt from road tax. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Does this affect the exempt status of the property? Christianity Today (2000)The religious were exempt from military service. Charles Glass The Tribes Triumphant (2006)They are also exempt from council tax and can continue claiming most benefits. The Sun (2016)Wine investments are also exempt from capital gains tax. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It would encourage scroungers not to work as the unemployed would be exempt from the charges. The Sun (2016)Get the tax now and exempt future payments. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Those recovering from injury will also be exempt. Times, Sunday Times (2011)And as electric vehicles they are all exempt from congestion charges. The Sun (2012)American troops serving there are exempted from tax. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This model is also exempt from road tax. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It will be exempt from stamp duty because the transfer is not being done in return for payment. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Any property up to and including 250,000 will now be exempt from stamp duty. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That is where there should be adjustments, not making the police exempt from the law. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Officials said that choice would gradually expand into other areas, though emergency services would remain exempt. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There was no rent review during the term and the two oil majors were exempted from any obligation to pay ships or goods dues. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The schemes are exempt from stamp duty when you first buy and up to a maximum share purchase threshold of 80 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2009)

Synonyms of 'exempt'

grant immunity, free, except, excuse
immune, free, excepted, excused

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Translations for 'exempt'

British English: exempt ADJECTIVE
If someone or something is exempt from a particular rule, duty, or obligation, they do not have to follow it or do it.
Men in college were exempt from military service.
  • American English: exempt
  • Brazilian Portuguese: isento
  • Chinese: 免除 > 的规则、职责、义务等
  • European Spanish: exento
  • French: exempté
  • German: befreit
  • Italian: esentato
  • Japanese: 免除された
  • Korean: 면제된
  • European Portuguese: isento
  • Spanish: exento


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