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Noun
(formal) The forgiveness of sins
“The armed pilgrimage had not lost its allure, nor the promise of remission of sins.”
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The reduction of a prison sentence, especially as a reward for good behavior
“It was also noted that none of the prisoners had any private law right which he could have pursued, since remission of sentence was not a right but an indulgence.”
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The cancellation of a debt, charge, or penalty
“If students switch programs or fail to graduate, their loans will not be eligible for remission.”
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A temporary break or respite, typically from an ailment or suffering
“The disease was in remission for eighteen months but reappeared in January.”
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An easing of intensity or severity
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“The nature of his illness became apparent only after hospitalization resulted in the remission of his symptoms.”
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A referral of a case back to another (especially a lower) court of law
“It was held by the Court of Errors and Appeals that the remission of the case to the trial court for clarification of the verdict was justified.”
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A break or discontinuance of an action
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The alleviation of a disease's symptoms without a cure
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An act or instance of waiving a right or claim
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A cancellation or postponement of a punishment
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The action or process of paying someone or something or of being paid
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The act of retarding or delaying
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A discount or refund provided to a purchaser
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Remedy or compensation for a wrong or grievance
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