Origin of exemption
Examples from the Web for exemption
But the exemption was also born of prejudice and discrimination.
This is naïve: what the owners feared was losing their exemption from antitrust laws.
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|Gene Robinson|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But we have no charter of exemption, that I know of, from the ordinary frailties of our nature.
He probably thought that if, after all, you were a German spy, you had earned your exemption.The U-boat hunters|James B. Connolly
When the Pope's letter granting this exemption was exhibited at a council in London, the greatest indignation was expressed.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Saint Albans|Thomas Perkins
For the exemption of two-fifths of them reduced it to that proportion.The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 3 of 4|American Anti-Slavery Society
Each person settling there was entitled to fifty acres of land and exemption from general taxes.History of the Colony and Ancient Dominion of Virginia|Charles Campbell
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.)).