Exempt

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Age RestrictionsPlay
Often used when certain age groups are not required to follow rules that apply to others. SlideYou're exempt from jury duty if you're under 18.
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Common MisusePlay
Don't confuse 'exempt' with 'absent.' 'Exempt' means free from obligation, not simply not present. SlideI'm not absent from class; I'm exempt from attending today.
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Specific ContextPlay
'Exempt' usually refers to specific cases or conditions rather than general ones. SlideThis parking lot is exempt from the city's parking regulations.