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remission
American English: /rəˈmɪʃ(ə)n/
British English: /rɪˈmɪʃ(ə)n/

Translation of remission in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 1 (forgiveness) (Religion) the remission of sins
    la remisión de los pecados
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 (of sentence) (Law) two months' remission for good behavior
    dos meses de remisión de pena por buena conducta
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 3 (easing of illness, pain) to be in/go into remission
    estar/entrar en remisión
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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