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exempt

adjective

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not subject to something to which others are required
  • They were exempt from jury duty because of their jobs as firefighters.

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The first known use of exempt was in the 14th century

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“Exempt.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/exempt. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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