exemption

  • 1 exemption — [ ɛgzɑ̃psjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1411; lat. exemptio → exempt 1 ♦ Dispense (d une charge, d un service commun). Exemption du service militaire (⇒ réforme) . Exemption d impôts, de taxes. ⇒ exonération, franchise. Exemption d obligations. ⇒ décharge.… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 exemption — ex·emp·tion /ig zemp shən/ n 1: the act of exempting or state of being exempt 2: one that exempts or is exempted: as a: an amount of income exempted from taxation that may be deducted from adjusted gross income under the tax laws see also… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 Exemption — • The whole or partial release of an ecclesiastical person, corporation, or institution from the authority of the ecclesiastical superior next higher in rank, and the placing of the person or body thus released under the control of the authority… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 4 Exemption — Ex*emp tion, n. [L. exemptio 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 exemption — exemption, immunity are comparable when meaning the act or fact of freeing or the state of being free or freed from something burdensome, disagreeable, or painful. Exemption is more restricted in its meaning, for it applies usually to a release… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 exemption — Exemption, Immunitas. L immunité et exemption qu on a merité par le moyen des services qu on a fait à la republique, Vacatio rerum gestarum. Avoir exemption, Habere immunitatem. Donner exemption d aucune charge, Dare immunitatem alicuius muneris …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 7 exemption — Exemption. s. f. v. (Le P se prononce.) Droit, grace, privilege qui exempte, immunité. Exemption de tailles, de toutes charges publiques. on luy a donné un arrest d exemption, accordé une exemption …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 8 exemption — [eg zemp′shən, igzemp′shən] n. [ME exempcioun < OFr exemption < L exemptio] 1. an exempting or being exempted; freedom or release from a liability, obligation, etc.; immunity 2. a) the exempting from an individual s taxable income of a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 exemption — late 14c., from O.Fr. exemption, exencion or directly from L. exemptionem (nom. exemptio) a taking out, removing, noun of action from pp. stem of eximere (see EXEMPT (Cf. exempt)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 exemption — A state or federal statute which shields certain property from the claims of unsecured creditors (SA Bankruptcy.com) Property that the Bankruptcy Code or applicable state law permits a debtor to keep from creditors. (BankruptcyAction.com)… …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 11 exemption — [n] freedom from a responsibility absolution, discharge, dispensation, exception, exoneration, immunity, impunity, privilege, release; concepts 652,685,691 Ant. account ability, answerability, liability, responsibility …

    New thesaurus

  • 12 exemption — n. 1) to claim an exemption 2) to grant an exemption 3) a draft (AE); tax exemption 4) an exemption for (he received an exemption for his elderly parents) 5) an exemption from (an exemption from the draft) * * * [ɪg zempʃ(ə)n] tax exemption . to… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 13 exemption — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, full, total ▪ blanket ▪ The bill gives sensitive police files a blanket exemption. ▪ partial ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 Exemption — I (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Exemption >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 exemption exemption Sgm: N 1 absence absence &c. 187 Sgm: N 1 exception exception immunity privilege release PARAG:Exemption >V GRP: V 1 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 exemption — Direct reductions from gross income allowed by the IRS. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * exemption UK US /ɪgˈzempʃən/ noun ► [C or U] special permission not to do or pay something: exemption from sth »Formula One was granted an exemption from …

    Financial and business terms

  • 16 EXEMPTION — s. f. (Le P se prononce.) Droit, grâce, privilége qui exempte. Exemption d impôts, de service. Exemption de toutes charges publiques. Autrefois on accordait, en certains cas, des lettres d exemption. Motifs d exemption.   Il signifie quelquefois… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 17 EXEMPTION — n. f. Droit, grâce, privilège qui exempte. Exemption d’impôts, de service. L’exemption de toutes charges publiques. Autrefois on accordait, en certains cas, des lettres d’exemption. Motifs d’exemption. Il signifie quelquefois simplement Dispense …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 18 Exemption — An exemption such as a Tax exemption allows a certain amount of income or other value to be legally excluded to avoid or reduce taxation.Exemption may also refer to:* Exemption (church), an exemption in the Roman Catholic Church, that is the… …

    Wikipedia

  • 19 Exemption — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Exemption », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) Une exemption est une règle ou une loi qui… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 20 exemption */*/ — UK [ɪɡˈzempʃ(ə)n] / US [ɪɡˈzempʃən] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms exemption : singular exemption plural exemptions permission to ignore something such as a rule, obligation, or payment exemption from: He was granted exemption from… …

    English dictionary


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