Definición de remission en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /rɪˈmɪʃ(ə)n/


[mass noun]
1The cancellation of a debt, charge, or penalty: the scheme allows for the partial remission of tuition fees
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Students with family incomes of less than £31, 230 are eligible to receive partial fee remission from the government on a sliding scale.
  • This is evident when they propose to narrowly restrict eligibility for Third World debt remission so as not to offend the bankers of the West.
  • Where graduate students do not receive benefits and/or tuition remission, these goals should also be pursued.
cancellation, setting aside, suspension, revocation, repeal, rescinding, abrogation
1.1British The reduction of a prison sentence, especially as a reward for good behaviour: for every two days they work the prisoners earn one day’s remission of their sentence
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • For one thing remission for good behaviour was one third of the sentence.
  • The Crown argued that the phrase ‘I have done the lot’ was slang for the removal of all remission of sentence resulting in a requirement to serve a full custodial term.
  • 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.
reduction in sentence, reduced sentence;
allowance, deduction
1.2 formal Forgiveness of sins.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The individual benefits by remission of sins and spiritual training, but a prime purpose is to strengthen the solidarity of the Muslim community.
  • There will be absolution and remission of sins for all who die in the service of Christ.
  • The armed pilgrimage had not lost its allure, nor the promise of remission of sins.
forgiveness, pardoning, absolution, exoneration, exculpation
historical indulgence
2A temporary diminution of the severity of disease or pain: ten patients remained in remission
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • No single therapy has been proven effective at achieving complete remission in every patient.
  • Two of the five patients sustained complete remission of symptoms for more than a year prior to the study.
  • The patient had not yet achieved complete remission at the time of this report.
respite, abeyance;
diminution of intensity, diminution of severity, period of temporary recovery





Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin remissio(n-), from remittere 'send back, restore' (see remit).

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Saltos de línea: re|mis¦sion

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