免 means 'escape'

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Strokes : 8    Frequency: 1270   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Challenge set: 8    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 61 words   Used in 141 words   Used in 361 names   Component in 11 kanji (3 Jōyō)
Jōyō (常用)
   まぬかれる to escape, be exempted from
Kun    まぬがれる
The traditional form used as the top component.
The component in the middle exists as a simplification of : 𫩏 (not commonly included in computer fonts).
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 免 is used 5 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 免 is used 139 times, read 2 ways (with 1 variation).
メン : 136 words FIND ALL
license; permit; licence; certificate
まぬかれる : 2 words FIND ALL
ichidan verb, transitive verb
to escape from; to be rescued from; to avoid; to evade; to avert; to elude; to be exempted; to be relieved from pain; to get rid of
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め: 1 word. FIND ALL
bladder moon shell (Glossaulax didyma)  (often written with kana only)
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Henshall: 1849  Joy o' Kanji : 1849  Key to Kanji: 1005 

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メン   まぬかれる to escape, be exempted from   
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コウ   ク   くち mouth   
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