non·​ex·​empt | \ˌnän-ig-ˈzem(p)t \

Definition of nonexempt 

: not free or released from some requirement to which others are subject : not exempt nonexempt employees/income

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That left 5,900 nonexempt Airbnb listings as of early December; all remaining unregistered listings will be removed on Tuesday. Carolyn Said, San Francisco Chronicle, "Airbnb loses thousands of hosts in SF as registration rules kick in," 14 Jan. 2018 The top four nonexempt players who finish among the top 12 will earn spots at Royal Birkdale. Ben Nuckols, The Seattle Times, "Fowler is top draw at Quicken Loans event in Woods’ absence," 28 June 2017

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First Known Use of nonexempt

1675, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonexempt was in 1675

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