Origin of exemption
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Examples from the Web for exemption
But the exemption was also born of prejudice and discrimination.Finally, Home Care Workers Start Fighting Back
October 19, 2014
This is naïve: what the owners feared was losing their exemption from antitrust laws.In Defense of A-Roid
September 5, 2014
ENDA had a “Level 3” exemption in it, the same exemption as the Affordable Care Act compromise.
When Obamacare was rolled out, there was no exemption for this wider circle of organizations.
Why would some religious people want an exemption from following a core teaching of their religion?A Victory for ‘Religious Freedom’ is a Loss for Religion
June 8, 2014
If arrested, they can have no claim to exemption from the liabilities of criminals.The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII)
John Greenleaf Whittier
He knows that just as well as he knows why he had himself put on that Exemption Board.Shavings
Joseph C. Lincoln
God promises assistance but not exemption to those who love Him.Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark
Jens Christian Aaberg
Exemption, for instance, from keeping guard and keeping watch.
All who can raise the most frivolous pretext for exemption do so.The Young Franc Tireurs
G. A. Henty
Word Origin and History for exemption
late 14c., from Old French exemption, exencion or directly from Latin exemptionem (nominative exemptio) "a taking out, removing," noun of action from past participle stem of eximere (see exempt (adj.)).