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EtymologyEdit

From Old French remission (compare French rémission), from Latin remissio (release). Compare remit.

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remission (countable and uncountable, plural remissions)

  1. A lessening of amount due, as in either work or money or intensity of a thing.
  2. A pardon of a sin; the forgiveness of an offense, or relinquishment of a claim.
  3. (medicine) An abatement or lessening of the manifestations of a disease.
    Her cancer was in remission.
  4. An official or otherwisely recognized process or attempt of stopping an addiction.
  5. (law) Referral of a case back to a lower (inferior) court of law.

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remission

  1. Genitive singular form of remissio.

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remission (plural remissiones)

  1. remission

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin remissio.

NounEdit

remission f (oblique plural remissions, nominative singular remission, nominative plural remissions)

  1. remission (pardon of a sin; the forgiveness of an offense)

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