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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·emp·tion /ɪgˈzɛm(p)ʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·emp·tion n.  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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: immunity from an obligation or duty [syn: freedom]
      2: a deduction allowed to a taxpayer because of his status
         (having certain dependents or being blind or being over 65
         etc.); "additional exemptions are allowed for each
      3: an act exempting someone; "he was granted immunity from
         prosecution" [syn: immunity, granting immunity]