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exempt

  
  ( exempts    3rd person present)   ( exempting    present participle)   ( exempted    past tense & past participle  )
1       adj   If someone or something is exemptfrom a particular rule, duty, or obligation, they do not have to follow it or do it.  
usu v-link ADJ, usu ADJ from n  
Men in college were exempt from military service...     
2       verb   To exempt a person or thing from a particular rule, duty, or obligation means to state officially that they are not bound or affected by it.  
South Carolina claimed the power to exempt its citizens from the obligation to obey federal law...      V n from n  
  exemption     ( exemptions    plural)    n-var   oft N from n  
...the exemption of employer-provided health insurance from taxation.     
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v.
[subj: poiicemen] to herd [demonstrators] into a compact group in order to control their movements
n.
1. [Mil.] a pilot who comes in support of the leading aircraft. He is positionned besides and slightly behind the leading aircraft. 2. [Fig.] a person who helps a friend to approach potential partners
2. this meaning has been popularised by the TV series How I Met Your Mother
adj.
1. [Comp.] a device that once plugged in is automatically recognized by the system and launches the expected process without any action on the user's side; 2. [Bus.] a new employee who is able to start work without too much induction and training
[Comp.];[Bus.] can be used as both noun and adjective: plug and play device; plug and play employee or simply plug and play (noun)
adj.
[arch.] near in space, time or relation, almost (followed by: upon)
"nigh upon" is even stronger in keeping with an antiquated, even biblical style. "The end of the world is nigh upon us"
exp.
[as interjection] an expression of congratulations, thanks or respect
big up to the team for a great job
n.
[in Thailand] young male transsexual (often a sex worker)
adv.
extremely [with the idea of "abnormally"]
freakishly successful/large/lifelike
n.
[child] to be sent to a care organization run by the social services, or to be looked after by foster parents
n.
1. [Rel.] expression used to describe metaphorically a period of ignorance and spiritual crisis that precedes the communion with Divinity ; 2. in a larger meaning, it is used when refering to having a hard time, going through a phase of pessimism, sadness, failure etc.
exp.
defeat someone with arguments during a discussion; knock out [Fig.]
v.
lower a price at the last minute to secure a sale
the chamber pot meaning is the NOUN. This is the verb.
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