Police and firefighters are exempt from right to work due to special collective-bargaining rights that prevent strikes.
It does not exempt American citizens from the list of "nations, organizations, or persons" against whom the war is to be waged.
If Congress wants to exempt itself from the Obamacare exchanges, it should go ahead and offer the same relief to everyone else.
When you single out one product but exempt others of a similar kind, you send the message that those who legislate do so unfairly.
Homeschoolers would likely be exempt, then, but we do need to abolish the Classics Major.
I exempt the United States from this attitude; but their case is peculiar.
From evil—physical, moral, and political—it is not our claim to be exempt.
He, his retinue, and effects, are exempt from civil and criminal jurisdiction.
Now, why should the rich man be exempt from a similar investigation?'
All moneys arising from insurance of any exempt property when such property has been destroyed by fire.
late 14c., from Old French exempt (13c.) and directly from Latin exemptus, past participle of eximere "remove, take out, take away; free, release, deliver, make an exception of," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + emere "buy," originally "take," from PIE root *em- "to take, distribute" (cf. Latin sumere "to take, obtain, buy," Old Church Slavonic imo "to take," Lithuanian imui, Sanskrit yamati "holds, subdues"). For sense shift from "take" to "buy," compare Old English sellan "to give," source of Modern English sell "to give in exchange for money;" Hebrew laqah "he bought," originally "he took;" and colloquial English I'll take it for "I'll buy it."
mid-15c., from Middle French exempter, from exempt (adj.); see exempt (adj.). Related: Exempted; exempting.