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Exempt is a verb that means to free someone or something from an obligation or requirement, typically due to certain circumstances or conditions.

Sense 1: Legal Exemption

In a legal context, exempt refers to being granted immunity or relief from the obligation to comply with a law, rule, or regulation.

Example Sentence: The organization was exempted from paying taxes because it operated as a non-profit.

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Sense 2: Personal Exemption

In personal finance, exempt can relate to claiming an exemption on income tax returns to reduce taxable income.

Example Sentence: He was eligible to claim a dependent as an exemption on his tax return.

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Sense 3: Exempt from Duty

Exempt can mean being relieved from the requirement to perform a particular duty or task.

Example Sentence: As a senior citizen, she was exempt from serving on the jury.

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