Exempt

  • 1 exempt — exempt, empte [ ɛgzɑ̃(pt), ɑ̃(p)t ] adj. et n. m. • XVIe; exant v. 1265; lat. exemptus, p. p. de eximere « tirer hors de, affranchir » I ♦ Adj. EXEMPT DE (qqch.). 1 ♦ Qui est affranchi d une charge, d un service commun (⇒ exemption) …

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  • 2 exempt — exempt, empte 1. (è gzan gzan t ) adj. 1°   Qui n est point assujetti à. Être exempt du service militaire. Être exempt de la taxe. •   Tous le disent exempt de la rigueur des lois, ROTR. Vencesl. v, 8.    Il est exempt de bien faire, se dit par… …

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  • 3 exempt — ex·empt 1 /ig zempt/ adj: free or released from some obligation or duty to which others are subject: not subject or liable certain properties are declared to be exempt and cannot be taken by a person s creditors J. H. Williamson exempt 2 vt: to… …

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  • 4 Exempt — Ex*empt , a. [F. exempt, L. exemptus, p. p. of eximere to take out, remove, free; ex out + emere to buy, take. Cf. {Exon}, {Redeem}.] 1. Cut off; set apart. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Corrupted, and exempt from ancient gentry. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

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  • 5 Exempt — Ex*empt , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Exempted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Exempting}.] [F. exempter. See {Exempt}, a.] 1. To remove; to set apart. [Obs.] Holland. [1913 Webster] 2. To release or deliver from some liability which others are subject to; to except …

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  • 6 exempt — exémpt adj. m., pl. exémpţi; f. sg. exémptă, pl. exémpte Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  EXÉMPT, Ă adj. (jur.) Care nu este supus unei obligaţii, liber de ceva. [< …

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  • 7 exempt — Property that is exempt is removed from the bankruptcy estate and is not available to pay the claims of creditors. The debtor selects the property to be exempted from the statutory lists of exemptions available under the law of his state. The… …

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  • 8 exempt — [adj] freed from responsibility absolved, beat the rap*, clear, cleared, discharged, excepted, excluded, excused, favored, free, immune, let go*, let off*, liberated, not liable, not responsible, not subject, off the hook*, outside, privileged,… …

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  • 9 exempt — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ free from an obligation or liability imposed on others. ► VERB ▪ make exempt. DERIVATIVES exemption noun. ORIGIN Latin exemptus taken out, freed …

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  • 10 -exempt — [ɪɡˈzempt] ; [ɪɡˈzempt] (in compounds, forming adjectives) • tax exempt donations to charity Main entry: ↑exemptderived …

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  • 11 Exempt — Ex*empt , n. 1. One exempted or freed from duty; one not subject. [1913 Webster] 2. One of four officers of the Yeomen of the Royal Guard, having the rank of corporal; an Exon. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 exempt — [eg zempt′, igzempt′] vt. [ME exempten < Anglo Fr exempter < L exemptus, pp. of eximere, to take out: see EXAMPLE] to free from a rule or obligation which applies to others; excuse; release adj. [L exemptus] not subject to or bound by a… …

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  • 13 exempt — ▪ I. exempt ex‧empt 1 [ɪgˈzempt] verb [transitive] 1. LAW to allow something that would normally be affected by a tax, law etc not to be affected: • Democrats would also tax the entire cost of private planes, while Republicans would exempt them.… …

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  • 14 exempt — I. EXEMPT, [ex]empte. adj. (le P. ne se prononce point.) Qui par nature, par droit, par privilege n est point sujet à quelque chose. Les Anges sont exempts de corruption. les Gentilshommes, les Officiers de la maison du Roy sont exempts de… …

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  • 15 EXEMPT — s. m. (Le P ne se prononce point.) Il se disait, dans certaines compagnies de gardes, d Un officier qui commandait en l absence du capitaine et des lieutenants. Exempt des gardes du corps, ou Exempt des gardes. Exempt des Cent Suisses. Exempt de… …

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  • 16 EXEMPT — EMPTE. adj. (Le P ne se prononce point.) Qui par droit, par privilége, par nature, n est point sujet à quelque chose, qui n est point assujetti à quelque chose. Autrefois les gentilshommes étaient exempts de tailles. Être exempt du service… …

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  • 17 exempt — [[t]ɪgze̱mpt[/t]] exempts, exempting, exempted 1) ADJ: usu v link ADJ, usu ADJ from n 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… …

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  • 18 exempt — I UK [ɪɡˈzempt] / US adjective allowed to ignore something such as a rule, obligation, or payment a tax exempt savings account exempt from: Currently, developing nations are exempt from certain restrictions on carbon emissions. II UK [ɪɡˈzempt] / …

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  • 19 exempt — ex|empt1 [ ıg zempt ] adjective allowed to ignore something such as a rule, obligation, or payment: a tax exempt savings account exempt from: Currently, developing nations are exempt from certain restrictions on carbon emissions. exempt ex|empt 2 …

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  • 20 exempt — {{11}}exempt (adj.) late 14c., from O.Fr. exempt (13c.) and directly from L. exemptus, pp. of eximere remove, take out, take away; free, release, deliver, make an exception of, from ex out (see EX (Cf. ex )) + emere buy, originally take, from PIE …

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