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  • n. Plural form of exemption.


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  • Read this March 30, 1942 Seattle Post-Intelligencer article (p. 4) announcing certain exemptions from the army's exclusion orders.


  • Democrats from Mr. Obama on down call these rules "the patients 'bill of rights," but people don't regularly need exemptions from a bill of rights.

    ObamaCare, for Some

  • According to him, aside from certain exemptions such as a Mexican spouse or parent of Mexican children, applicants must have 5 years with an FM2.

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  • The Senate also added three exemptions from the B&O tax: Giving nonprofit and public hospitals, realtors, and companies doing R&D a break, basically shrinking the number of biz categories they were planning to tax.

    Senate Keeps (Smaller) Sales Tax Increase. Says More Cuts Needed. « PubliCola

  • He said, however, Mbeki had backtracked on fulfilling his commitments to exemptions from the code for small business and his labour reforms were defeated by the African National Congress.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • I guess this will somewhat silence the critics who oppose long-term exemptions for guys like Watson who are usually there for sentimental reasons.

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  • "We recognise that we need short-term exemptions to permit current

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • This difficulty, which we might call the exemptions problem, turns up in many guises.


  • And yet that judgment, though generally regarded by the bar and by the nation as unconstitutional, went only to this extent, that the Sovereign might, for special reasons of state, grant to individuals by name exemptions from disabling statutes.

    The History of England, from the Accession of James II — Volume 2

  • The exemptions are a recognition of the fact that if the DMCA functioned perfectly, it would be intolerable.



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