exempt vs. except – The Correct Way to Use Each | Confusing Words
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Exempt

Definition:

(of persons) freed from or not subject to an obligation or liability (as e.g. taxes) to which others or other things are subject

Examples:

a beauty somehow exempt from the aging process

VS.

Except

Definition:

With the exception of

Examples:

there was nothing left except bread

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