Ex*emp"tion (?), n. [L. exenptio a removing: cf. F. exemption exemption.]

The act of exempting; the state of being exempt; freedom from any charge, burden, evil, etc., to which others are subject; immunity; privilege; as, exemption of certain articles from seizure; exemption from military service; exemption from anxiety, suffering, etc.


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