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REMISSION

Extinguishment or release of a debt.

A remission is conventional when it comes about through an express grant to the debtor by a creditor. It is tacit when the creditor makes a voluntary surrender of the original title to the debtor under private signature constituting the obligation.

The term remission is also used in reference to the forgiveness or condonation of an injury or offense, or the act through which a forfeiture or penalty is forgiven.

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remission

re·mis·sion / riˈmishən/ • n. the cancellation of a debt, charge, or penalty: the plan allows for the partial remission of tuition fees. ∎  a diminution of the seriousness or intensity of disease or pain; a temporary recovery: ten out of twenty patients remained in remission. ∎  formal forgiveness of sins.

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remission

remission (ri-mish-ŏn) n.
1. a lessening in the severity of symptoms or their temporary disappearance during the course of an illness.

2. a reduction in the size of a cancer and the symptoms it is causing.

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