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re·mit·tal

 (rĭ-mĭt′l)
n.
Remission.

remittal

(rɪˈmɪtəl)
n
1. (Law) law (esp of an appeal court) the act of sending back (a case or proceeding) to an inferior court for further consideration or action
2. (Law) criminal law cancellation (of a penalty or punishment)
3. the act of pardoning or forgiving (crime, sins, etc)
4. discharge or release from penalty, obligation, etc

re•mit•tal

(rɪˈmɪt l)

n.
a remission.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.remittal - a payment of money sent to a person in another place
payment - a sum of money paid or a claim discharged
2.remittal - an abatement in intensity or degree (as in the manifestations of a disease); "his cancer is in remission"
abatement, hiatus, reprieve, respite, suspension - an interruption in the intensity or amount of something
resolution - the subsidence of swelling or other signs of inflammation (especially in a lung)
3.remittal - the act of absolving or remittingremittal - the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance
redemption, salvation - (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil
indulgence - the remission by the pope of the temporal punishment in purgatory that is still due for sins even after absolution; "in the Middle Ages the unrestricted sale of indulgences by pardoners became a widespread abuse"
penance - a Catholic sacrament; repentance and confession and atonement and absolution
Translations

remittal

[rɪˈmɪtl] N (Jur) → remisión f

remittal

[rɪˈmɪtl] n (Law) → rinvio
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