Exoneration vs Exemption - What's the difference?

exoneration | exemption |


As nouns the difference between exoneration and exemption

is that exoneration is exoneration while exemption is an act of exempting.

exoneration

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • An act of disburdening, discharging, or freeing morally from a charge or imputation
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  • , passage=Mr. Spitzer’s proposal also calls for the creation of a state office that would be responsible for studying all cases that resulted in exonerations and looking for flaws in the system that led to those wrongful convictions. }}
  • (uncountable) The state of being disburdened or freed from a charge.
  • exemption

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An act of exempting.
  • The state of being exempt; immunity.
  • A deduction from the normal amount of taxes.
  • Freedom from a defect or weakness.
  • Synonyms

    * free pass * get out of jail free card * immunity